The Strategy Board is responsible for the strategic direction and top-level management of the Centre. The members of the Strategy Board represent the interests of their institutions and are able to support the implementation of the Centre's strategy in their institutions at management level.
The Management Team is responsible for the operational management of the Centre and is composed of the Vice-President of the Strategy Council, the Chair of the Executive Board and the Executive Director.
The Directorate manages the operational business of the Centre. It provides administrative support to both the Strategic and Executive Board and works closely with the Executive Board.
The members of the Executive Board are animal welfare officers and/or 3Rs experts at the member universities (nodes) and member organisations. They interact directly with students and researchers at the universities and are responsible for the implementation of the Centre's strategy at the Node level.
The members of the Scientific Advisory Board are internationally recognised 3Rs experts who advise the Centre on research funding and other activities. They have an advisory role and no voting rights.