The Governance and Management structure of the Programme is illustrated in the figure below.
The Board of Fund Managers oversees the allocation of resources as the Programme expands and grows. It is charged with ensuring the funds are being allocated appropriately, and in line with the vision for the Programme as a whole.
The International Scientific Advisory Board offers advice and scientific oversight of the Programme’s research strategy. The Board helps to drive international academic and industrial collaborations for the Programme.
The Director drives the establishment, development and promotion of the Programme, ensures quality standards, and integrates the Programme with the University’s academic ecosystem. The post is held by Professor Nikolaos Nikiforakis, an academic with key expertise in the relevant fields and considerable experience in running similar programmes.
The Programme Coordination Team (Co-ordinator & Communications Officer and Computer Officer) are employed to ensure a professional standard of programme delivery.