About Us

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The Institution is the world's largest membership organisation dedicated to structural engineering.

What we do

We uphold standards, share knowledge, promote structural engineering and provide a voice for the profession.

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Our Code of Conduct

We enforce high standards of professional conduct for our members.

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Our history

The Institution was originally founded in 1908 as the Concrete Institute. Since 1922 we have been known as the Institution of Structural Engineers. 

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How we are structured

We are governed by our Board and Board Chair is Don McQuillan FIStructE.

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Benevolent Fund

If you are a current or former IStructE member going through tough times, our Benevolent Fund is here to help. 

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Research Fund

We issue grants to better connect research with industry.

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Work for us

Working for the Institution of Structural Engineers is an opportunity for you to learn, develop and make a difference.

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Rent rooms at Bastwick Street

We offer a modern conference and meeting space in the heart of London, offering state of the art facilities and outstanding customer care. 

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Our values

We strive towards a structural engineering profession that is built on competence, accessibility, and community.

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Explore our training, events and resources to support you throughout your career and membership journey