Our Boards represent the key areas of work that the Royal Society of Chemistry delivers. They have delegated authority to review and approve certain strategic actions on behalf of Council. These delegated powers are highlighted within their terms of reference. Boards also delegate activities to their reporting Committees, Divisions or Working Groups.
The Finance and Resources Board oversees the financial performance and investment strategies of the Royal Society of Chemistry, keeping under review the financial resources likely to be available in the immediate and longer term, advising Council on their adequacy in relation to our strategic aims.
The Membership and Qualifications Board oversees the Royal Society of Chemistry strategy and budgets for membership qualifications, admission and recruitment and retention of members, advancement of professional practice, opportunities for members networking; and the Benevolent Fund services.
The Publishing Board governs the Royal Society of Chemistry publishing activity, monitoring its effectiveness and ensuring sound management of publications, data products and services and ensures its strategy is aligned with our strategic plan.
The Science Education and Industry Board agrees the strategy and budgets relating to the progress and application and learning and teaching of the chemical sciences at all stages of education and industry-related business policy.