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 Governors comprising ex-officio members, including the Principal, the British Deputy High commissioner, the Director of the British Council and the nominee of UKAP; elected parent representatives and co-opted members from the wider community.

The current Board members are:

Chairman   Mr Mohammed Rajpar
Secretary   Mrs Yasmin Dadabhoy
Co-opted   Mrs Aliya Habib
Co-opted   Mr Iftikhar Shirazi
Co-opted   Mr Noor Ullah Hassan
Co-opted   Mr Muhammad Ali Tabba
Co-opted   Mr Zahid Ebrahim
Co-opted   Mr Javed Akbar Riaz
Principal Ex-officio Mr Andrew Williams
British Deputy High Commissioner Ex-officio Mr Mike Nithavrianakis
Director of the British Council Ex-officio Vacant
Nominee of UKAP Ex-officio Vacant

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