Professional Institutions

Here, we provide the names and links to more than 225 British Professional Institutions and Organisations in 13 industry sectors.

These are particularly useful when researching marketing opportunities in these sectors, especially if you include the relevant Industry Associations and Trade Press in your research.

To check out comparable institutions and organisations on the international level, check out The ExportersAlmanac.

Association of Accounting Technicians, The

Association of Average Adjusters

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, The

Association of Consulting Actuaries

Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT)

Association of Independent Medical Accountants (AISMA)

Association of Insurance and Risk Managers

Association of International Accountants (AIA)

Association of Lloyd's Members (ALM)

Association of Practising Accountants (APA)

Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT)

British Insurance Brokers' Association

Chartered Banker Institute

Chartered Financial Analyst Society of the UK (CFA)

Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI)

Chartered Institute of Credit Management, The (CICM)

Chartered Institute of Fundraising (CIoF)

Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)

Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters, The (CILA)

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, The (CIMA)

Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals, The (CIPP)

Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, The (CIPFA)

Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT)

Chartered Insurance Institute (CII)

Credit Protection Association

Credit Services Association (CSA)

Insolvency Practitioners Association (IPA)

Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA)

Institute of Asset Management

Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB)

Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW)

Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA)

International Association of Bookkeepers

Pensions Management Institute (PMI)

Society of Pension Consultants, The

Women in Banking and Finance

Association for Instrumentation, Control, Automation and Laboratory Technology (GAMBICA)

British Hallmarking Council

British Measurement & Testing Association (BMTA)

Carpet Foundation


Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering

Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES)

Cutlery and Allied Trades Research Association

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research (EPSRC) Council

Engineering Council

Institute of Automotive Engineer Assessors, The

Institute of Cast Metal Engineers (ICME)

Institute of Manufacturing

Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST)

Institute of Measurement & Control (InstMC)

Institute of Structural Engineers

Institute of the Motor Industry, The (IMI)

Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE)

Institution of Chemical Engineers

Institution of Civil Engineers

Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

Institution of Engineering Designers (IED)

Institution of Mechanical Engineers

International Sleep Products Association

Leeds Association of Engineers


National Engineering Laboratory (NEL)

National Manufacturing Institute Scotland

National Measurement System (NMS)

National Physical Laboratory (NPL)

Royal Academy of Engineering

Royal Aeronautical Society

Rubber And Plastics Research Association (RAPRA)

Society of British & International Interior Design, The

Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Society of Maritime Industries (SMI)

Society of Master Saddlers (UK) Limited (WWCC)

Society of Operations Engineers (SOE)

Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

Thermal Insulation Manufacturers and Suppliers Association (TIMSA)

Tile Association

Verification of Lubrication Specifications (VLS)