Structure of The Iron Platform

  • The ASSEMBLY is the ultimate governing body of the consortium and comprises representatives of all Regular Members. The Assembly will normally meet once per year and is responsible for high level decisions as defined in Article 6.1 of the consortium agreement.
  • The STEERING COMMITTEE is responsible for the organisation and oversight of the management of the consortium and consists of seven members elected by the Regular Members of the consortium and one member elected by the Associate Members of the consortium. The composition, responsibilities and organisation of the Steering Committee are defined in Article 6.2 of the consortium agreement.
  • The TECHNICAL WORKING GROUP is, as its name implies, responsible for the technical aspects of the work of the consortium, including definition of the list of substances to be covered, evaluation of existing studies and data, preparation of the technical dossiers, preparation of chemical safety reports, etc. and comprises suitably qualified representatives of the membership and observers. The Technical Working Group can establish sub-committees, for example to deal with issues relating to specific substances. The role of the Technical Working Group is defined in Article 6.3 of the consortium agreement.
  • The SECRETARIAT is responsible the day-to-day management and external relations of the consortium, in accordance with Article 6.4 of the consortium agreement, reporting to the Steering Committee. The Secretariat is provided by the International Pig Iron Association.
  • The TRUSTEE is an independent third party appointed by the Steering Committee whose principal function is to handle of process confidential business information.


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