This is the governing body which oversees the Baltic, including the Membership Committee and the Charities Committee, in relation to its strategy for membership services, social responsibility, charities and its relationship with its members, governments, regulatory bodies and the global shipping community.
Members of Baltic nominate from among themselves eight representatives on the BEC who are vetted by the incumbent BEC and approved by Baltic (the Member Representatives).
The Chairman of the Baltic Index Council, the Chief Executive Officer of Baltic and two directors of the Baltic Board will also be members of the BEC. The BEC elects its Chairman and Vice Chairman from among its Member Representatives.
The Chairman of the BEC is invited to attend meetings of the Baltic Board where required.