The Strategic Board is responsible for the strategic direction and top management of the Centre. The members of the Strategic Board represent the interests of their institutions and are in a position to support the Centre's strategy implementation within their institutions from a management level.
The Management Team is responsible for the operative management of the Centre and is composed of the Vice-President of the Strategic Board, the Chair of the Executive Board, as well as the Executive Director.
The Directorate runs the operations of the Centre. It provides administrative support both to the Strategic and Executive Boards and closely collaborates with the Executive Board in its activities.
The members of the Executive Board are animal welfare officers and/or 3Rs experts at the member universities (Nodes) or member organisation. They are in direct contact with students and researchers within the universities and are responsible for implementing the Centre's strategy at the level of the Nodes.
The members of the Scientific Advisory Board are internationally renowned 3Rs experts who advise the Centre on its research funding and other activities. They have an advisory role and no voting powers.