UK Naval Engineering, Science and Technology Ltd (UKNEST) is a Company Limited by Guarantee. It is governed by the members, for the members. Representatives from each member organisation are responsible for guiding the organisation and appointing directors. The Board of Directors is responsible for the good governance of UKNEST and is chaired by an independent Chair, elected by member representatives.
UKNEST provides a “safe space” for collaboration amongst its members in pursuit of its objectives and is not a Trade Association. In order to avoid any accusation of anti-competitive behaviour, it has a strict Competition Policy with which all directors, members’ representatives, paid employees and volunteers are required to conform.