The BMC is the national representative body that champions the interests of climbers, hill walkers, mountaineers and ski mountaineers in England and Wales; we are also recognised by government as the national governing body for competition climbing. Lots of people are vital to the BMC’s ability carry out its functions.
Our Staff and Volunteers
The work of the BMC is carried out and co-ordinated by over 30 members of staff supported by hundreds of volunteers. This vital partnership between staff and volunteers enables the BMC to work on behalf of its members and for the benefit of the entire mountaineering community.
Meet the BMC staff
Find out about volunteering for the BMC
Our Management Structure
The BMC is managed by a combination of the Board of Directors, National Council, the Finance & Audit Committee and senior staff. The Board of Directors has overall responsibility for the strategic direction and operational management. National Council is made up of representatives from the BMC Areas, Specialist Committees and members of the Board of Directors, provides an intermediary forum between the Board and the members, and represents the interests of the members to the Board. The Finance & Audit Committee supports the CEO and Financial Controller and advises the Board on financial matters. The CEO is responsible for the day-to-day management of the BMC office.
Find out more about the Board of Directors
Find out more about National Council
Find out more about BMC Areas
Find out more about BMC Specialist Committees
Find out more about the Finance & Audit Committee
The BMC is a member organisation, and we currently have over 85,000 members, comprised of individual members as well as members of more than 250 BMC affiliated clubs
What are the benefits of being a member?
Find out about club affiliation
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