The Strategic Management Board

The Strategic Management Board (SMB) meets regularly. Please find the board Terms of Reference, latest minutes and notes below.


The aims of the Strategic Management Board are:

  • To ensure that the mechanisms and processes established for the production, maintenance and implementation of competence standard criteria, follow due process
  • Issues relating to the development and implementation of competence requirements on “matters of gas safety” for the purposes of  Registration of businesses with Gas Safe Register under the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 and other relevant legislation
  • To act as the highest authority (as delegated by the HSE) in respect of these matters by ratifying all decisions made by the Standards Consultation Forum to ensure due process has been followed
  • To act as the Scheme Committee for the Nationally Accredited Certification Scheme for Individual Gas Operatives as required by the Standard BS/EN/ISO/IEC


Find Out More

For more information on the Strategic Management Board meetings, please get in touch with Richard Harper, Contract Manager (Gas) by emailing