The Board decides on strategy and adopts the research programme and budget. The Board does not bear responsibility for research results ‚ this remains with individual researchers, under the overall editorial oversight of Director Guntram Wolff. Board members do not receive compensation from Bruegel.
The current Board, chaired by Jean-Claude Trichet, has 11 members, all with distinguished backgrounds in government, business, civil society, academia and media, and has term from 2014-2017. The Chair of the scientific council, Lucrezia Reichlin, the Director, Guntram Wolff, and the Secretary-General, Matt Dann, attend the Board meetings without voting rights.