Governing Council

Royal Institution is guided and directed by a Governing Council which comprises:

Board of Directors

Directors are elected by the shareholders of the Royal Institution. All Directors shall be doctorate degree holders, justices or equivalent.

Patrons 

Patrons are highly prominent people invited by Royal Institution to add prestige to the Royal Institution and its Constituent Members of Royal Institutes and to provide advice and guidance at high level and contribute to the advancement of the objectives of the Royal Institution and respective Royal Institutes.

International Advisory Council

Fellows of the International Advisory Council comprise prominent academics, professionals and/or achievers nominated and appointed by the Board of Directors, to share their knowledge and expertise with respective Constituent Members of Royal Institutes by providing professional advice and guidance from time to time, contributing ideas and suggestions on value added development activities and projects for the benefit of the Constituent Members of Royal Institutes; contributing reference materials or research works that are relevant to the respective Royal Institutes’ objectives; and promoting the Royal Institution and its Constituent Members of Royal Institutes to colleagues, business associates, friends and other associated professional networks.

All Fellows of the International Advisory Council shall be doctorate degree holders, justices or equivalent.

Senior Advisory Council

Fellows of Senior Advisory Council comprise of senior and prominent academics, professionals and/or achievers nominated and appointed by the Board of Directors, to share their knowledge and expertise by providing professional advice and guidance from time to time, contributing ideas and suggestions on value added development activities and projects for the benefit of the Royal Institution and its Constituent Members of Royal Institutes.

All Fellows of the Senior Advisory Council shall be doctorate degree holders, justices or equivalent.

The Honorary Board comprises the following:
Honorary President                 (1)
Honorary Vice President          (1 or more)
Honorary Treasurer                (1)
Honorary Secretary                (1 or more)

Honorary Officers of the Honorary Board shall have the following good qualities:

Honesty, integrity, highly ethical, selfless dedication, good reputation, willing to share his/her knowledge and skills, well-qualified academically and/or professionally, excellent management, leadership, administration, operation and/or communication skills, good track record in education, research and development, business, profession and/or achievement.

Honorary Officers of the Honorary Board are appointed by the Royal Institution on behalf of the respective Royal Institutes.

All honorary officers of the Honorary Board shall be doctorate degree holders, justices or equivalent.

Appointment
Honorary Officers are appointed by the Royal Institution on behalf of the respective Constituent Royal Institutes.

General Roles and Responsibilities
1. Honorary Officers shall act in an honorary capacity as advisors and mentors to respective officers of the executive committee appointed by the Royal Institution on behalf of the respective Constituent Members from time to time.
2. These very prestigious positions are offered only to very prominent academics, professionals and/or achievers who can represent the respective Constituent Members in their respective capacities at any functions and meetings with any private and government organizations and the public.
3. Honorary Officers shall render their services/advice to the best of their ability and/or attend any meetings or functions at their own discretion without affecting their current employment/business and participation shall be on a voluntary basis.
4. The Honorary Officers may also hold executive positions in executive committees of the Constituent Members. Such executive positions shall be by appointment by the Royal Institution on behalf of the respective Constituent Members.

Executive Committees
1. The Executive Committees are appointed by the Royal Institution and shall be responsible for managing the activities and operations of the respective Constituent Members.
2. The Executive Committees shall attend to, provide full service and support to and seek advice and guidance from the Honorary President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer.
  2.1 Committee on Finance - fund sourcing
  2.2 Committee on Administration and Personnel
  2.3 Committee on Appointment and Membership
    • Evaluation of qualification   
    • Issuance of appointments
    • Evaluation of applications 
    • Issuance of certificates 
    • Issuance of ID
    • Develop and update database from time to time
    • Maintenance of Members’ records
  2.4 Committee on Corporate Planning
    • Develop policies and procedures
    • Develop programs

Management Committee
Executive officers/ General management who oversee the operations or activities of the Royal Institute
1. Committee on Programs
2. Committee on Fund Sourcing
3. Committee on Administration