BSI is the business standards company that helps organizations all over the world make excellence a habit. For more than a century we have been challenging mediocrity and complacency to help embed excellence into the way people and products work. That means showing businesses how to improve performance, reduce risk and achieve sustainable growth. As a global leader in helping organizations improve, our clients range from high profile brands to small, local companies in 150 countries worldwide.



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• Mail: 389 Chiswick High Road London W4 4AL United Kingdom

The Board

The Board is collectively responsible for the success of the business. It provides entrepreneurial leadership to the organisation within a framework of prudent and effective controls. The Board predominately comprises non-executive directors whose wide business experience and independence help ensure the Company maintains the highest standards of leadership and governance.

The Board has ultimate responsibility for matters including ensuring compliance with the Company’s Royal Charter and Bye-laws, its strategy and management, organisation and structure, financial reporting and controls, internal controls, risk management, approval of significant contracts, determination of corporate policies, consideration of significant matters relating to the raising of finance, acquisitions and disposals and corporate governance matters.


Board Committees

The Board has established Committees which help ensure BSI meets best practice in corporate governance:

  • Audit Committee
  • Remuneration Committee
  • Nominations Committee
  • Social Responsibility Committee
  • Standards Policy and Strategy Committee

Executive Committees

Further Committees are established by (and report to) the Chief Executive:

  • Group Executive Committee
  • Group Operations Executive Committee
  • Banking and General Purpose Committee
  • NSB Code of Conduct Oversight Committee
  • Certification Body Impartiality Committee
  • Certification Body Management Committee

Annual General Meeting

The Board uses the Annual General Meeting to communicate with subscribing members and encourage their participation.


Standards provide the knowledge that organizations need to succeed, and deliver it in concentrated form. They can offer a set of powerful tools to make your organization more innovative and productive.


Events and conferences

As one of the world’s leading organizations dedicated to raising standards, we run a variety of events, designed to deepen awareness of standards and get interested parties together to discuss how we can push the boundaries forward. Our events include conferences, seminars, workshops, masterclasses, forums, product launches, exhibitions and trade shows. Some of our events are free to attend too.

You can also attend our training courses to gain a deeper understanding of existing standards and learn how you can embed them into your business to enhance performance, manage risk and improve sustainability.

Select an event here for more information.