At the AGM in September 2012 the BOS structure was changed to encompass six directorates covering all aspects of Society activities represented in the diagram below. From 1 January 2016, the Chairman of the Society was retitled President but retain the same Chairman's role.

You can click the links below to find out more about the individual directorates, their activities, remit and responsibilities.

Clinical Governance
Responsible for developing standards and advising on ethics in relation to orthodontics
Clinical Practice
Responsible for improving patient care by providing a knowledgeable and unified voice to the Society’s contacts with external bodies on matters relating to the terms and conditions of orthodontic practice.
Responsible for the Society’s activities in all matters relating to the orthodontic education of dentists and dental care professionals
External Relations
Responsible for Society communications with, and presentation to, the public, Society members, to orthodontists in other countries and to our affiliated Societies ONG, OTA and BLOS
Research Directorate
The Research Directorate will lead, on behalf of the British Orthodontic Society (BOS), the support of high quality orthodontic scholarship and research.
Professional Development
The Professional Development Directorate is responsible for organising the British Orthodontic Conference, and any other meeting held by the Society.