BIFA is a company that is limited by guarantee with a governance structure that enables the membership to fully participate in the governance of the Association.
The BIFA Board of Directors consists of up to seven non-executive Directors. Non-executive Directors are elected by the BIFA Council which is the overarching body responsible for the governance of the Association. The non-executive Directors are complemented by three full time Directors from the BIFA Secretariat; Director General, Robert Keen; Executive Director, Robert Windsor and Executive Director, Spencer Stevenson.
Companies that are members of BIFA can nominate representatives to either a BIFA Regional Committee or a BIFA Policy Group to further their interest in Association matters. Policy Groups cover the following subjects: Air, Legal and Insurance, Surface and Customs. It is the Chair of a BIFA Policy Group or a BIFA Regional Committee that will represent that group on the BIFA Council. Meetings are held twice a year in conjunction with BIFA Board meetings.
The BIFA Board elects a National Chairman who will serve a two year term. The current National Chairman is Mr Fred Osborn of X-Pand International Freight Ltd.
BIFA members that wish to engage in regional activity should contact their Consultant to BIFA (see the Contacts page of this website for further information. BIFA members that are interested in the Policy Groups should contact Executive Director, Robert Winsdor – firstname.lastname@example.org