Governing Council

Governing Council

The WAIMM is governed by a Council of 29 members, including the President and three Vice Presidents with fair representation for industry, academia and research. The Council meets at least 3 – 5 times each year and is chaired by the President.


Most of the Council activities are conducted by the Council committees which are chaired by members of the governing council.

The Council is tasked with the following responsibilities among others:

  • Position WAIMM as the foremost gathering of professionals to look up to as regards research and industry advancement
  • Providing members with a strong code of ethics, regulation and professional practice
  • Building and providing members with professional development and networking opportunities
  • Shaping policy direction and orientation across the west Africa sub region and beyond
  • Formulate such policies and regulations as may advance the aims of the Institute

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