Who We Are

Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia is the business name of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia. Engineers and Geoscientists BC regulates and governs these professions under the authority of the Professional Governance Act and the Engineers and Geoscientists Act.

We are charged with protecting the public interest by setting and maintaining high academic, experience, and professional practice standards for over 37,000 registrants. Individuals licensed by Engineers and Geoscientists BC are the only persons permitted by law to undertake and assume responsibility for engineering and geoscience projects in BC.

We are a not-for-profit organization governed by a council of elected members, licensees, and government appointees. Council is accountable to the public through the Ministry of the Attorney General, under the Office of the Superintendent of Professional Governance, for both the governance and management of the organization.

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Our Vision

Engineering and geoscience professionals creating a better future for all.

Our Mission

To serve the public interest as a progressive regulator that supports and promotes the engineering and geoscience professions.

Our Values

In our governance, administration, and delivery of service, we are guided by the following values:

  • Integrity: We mean and do what we say,
  • Accountability: We are responsible for our actions, and
  • Innovation: We will explore new ideas to make things better.

Our Brand

Learn more about Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s Brand.