Established in 1958, the British Overseas School is a not-for-profit institution. All parents, along with members of the UK Association of Pakistan (UKAP) are members of the British Overseas School Association.

The School has a Board of governance comprising of ex-officio members, including the Principal, the British Deputy High commissioner, the Director of the British Council and the Chair of UKAP; elected parent representatives and co-opted members from the wider community.

List of current Board members:

Chairman Trustee/Ex-officio Mr Mohammed Rajpar
Parent Representative /Secretary Elected by BOSA Mrs Yasmin Dadabhoy
Parent Representative Elected by BOSA Mrs Erum Tarin Khuhro
Trustee Ex-officio Mrs Aliya Habib
Trustee Ex-officio Mr Iftikhar Shirazi
Principal Ex-officio Mr Andrew Williams
British Deputy High Commissioner Ex-officio Mr Mike Nithavrianakis
Director of the British Council Ex-officio Mr Christopher Hunt
Chair of UKAP Ex-officio Vacant

The role of the Board is strategic. School evaluations are performed regularly and serve as the basis for the planning and the strategic development of the School.