CHIC is a consortium that is owned in equal part by all of its members and managed under an agency agreement with ARK Consultancy Ltd. CHIC’s governance is overseen by a Board of Directors whose role it is to set the consortiums strategic direction, ensure that it provides the contracts, frameworks and services that the members want and to monitor operational delivery of the agreed strategy.

CHIC’s Board comprises an Independent Chair and up to 10 further Directors, at least 8 of whom must be member representatives. CHIC’s Board reviews it’s mix of skills and experience regularly, to ensure that it has the requisite knowledge and experience to represent members effectively.