RD-Connect is led by coordinator Hanns Lochmüller of Newcastle University.

The project’s Governing Board, consisting of one representative from each partner institution, is responsible for setting annual objectives and policy in accordance with the rules of the EC contract. The Governing Board provides legal and strategic oversight and ratifies any necessary changes to the consortium and workplan.

For operational management, the Coordinator is supported by the Executive Management Committee and the coordination team in Newcastle.