Structure of the Institute
The IIMS is led by a President, supported by a Vice President and a Management Board. This structure is supported by office staff in the UK and overseas representatives in 17 regions worldwide.
The Management Board has 23 members all with many years experience in the marine surveying industry. 10 board members are UK based and the remaining 13 based in the areas that the IIMS operates around the world.
The global regions covered by IIMS board members and overseas representatives are:
Asia, Australasia, Bangladesh, Cameroon, China, Croatia/Adriatic, Dubai, East Africa, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, New Zealand, Panama, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Reunion Island & Mauritius, Sweden, Turkey, Trinidad, Tunisia, UK, USA.
The Institute holds conferences each year in many of these regions and an Annual Conference in London where representatives travel from all over the world to meet peers, learn about industry developments and get updates on the work of the IIMS.
Branches of the Institute are located in Australia, India, New Zealand and UAE. Each branch has a Chairman and full working committee.
The Institute has 31 persons from 18 countries who attended the First Foundation Meeting of the International Institute of Marine Surveyors in London, at the Baltic Exchange on the 14th August 1991. These individuals are designated Founder Members.