IRGC’s network structure of public, private and scientific institutions involved in risk governance is supported by its Foundation Board, Scientific and Technical Council (S&TC) and Advisory Committee.
The Foundation Board
The Board is the main strategic, oversight and decision-making organ of IRGC.
The Scientific & Technical Council
The S&TC is the leading scientific authority, providing quality assurance and scientific input to the work programme.
The Advisory Committee
IRGC’s Advisors and Ambassadors.
The Executive Committee
The Executive Committee is composed of the Chairman of the Board, another Board member, the Chairman of the S&TC and the Managing Director. It prepares and implements Board decisions.
The Secretariat is responsible for facilitating collaborative activities, managing joint research initiatives, and carrying out general administration, communication and dissemination of project work.
As a not-for-profit foundation, IRGC relies entirely upon income from its network members and grant-making institutions, both private and public. In 2011, IRGC has received financial contributions from the Swiss State Secretariat for Education and Research, the Government of Singapore (Centre for Strategic Futures), Oliver Wyman, Swiss Reinsurance Company, the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation and EU-VRI (Stuttgart). It has also benefited from in-kind contributions from: Carnegie Mellon University, University of Stuttgart / DialogikgGmbH, the Istituto Veneto (Venice), the Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) and other individuals and organisations.