Committees and Fellows

Committees and Fellows of the Institution 

Membership and Nominations Committee 

The Membership Committee which reports to the Board of Directors (Governors) of the Institute, sets standard and drafts regulations. It determines the necessary standards required of applicants to the various grades of membership and how their attainment should be judged. The Committee also considers applications for membership and advises the Board of who, at various grades of membership, should be admitted.  

Finance and Operations Committee

The Finance and Operations Committee reports to the Board of Directors (Governors) of the institute. It overseas and reviews the finances and operations of the institute, its committees and its secretariat.  

Editorial Committee 

The Editorial Committee is responsible for producing the quarterly EWI Newsletter, EWIN, as well as having overall authority control of all literature published by the EWI

Membership and Recruitment Committee 

The membership and recruitment committee is responsible for driving and recruiting new members to the Institute.


All Provisional Members are assigned a mentor from one of the fellows of the Institute, to assist them in gaining full membership. They communicate with their mentee to provide them with advice on report writing, appearing in court and how to manage their expert witness micro business alongside their main profession.  Fellowship is the highest category of membership and is awarded to the most superior experts with over ten year's experience.

Chairman Emeritus 

  • The Right Honourable Sir Anthony Hooper
  • Mr James Badenoch QC