The IOI Governing Board (IOI GB) is the constituent body of the Institute and the decision-making organ and the Institute is represented at law and otherwise by the Board and besides by the President. The Board meets annually and is composed of up to 12 Members with full voting rights including the President, Vice-President, the Honorary President, Chair of the Network of Centres, a Host Country Representative, nominated by the Government of the host country of the IOI-HQ and Treasurer. All are selected on the basis of their expertise and their experience and linkages with major policy development institutions and funding bodies, either of governmental, intergovernmental, non-governmental nature, and private sector. The Members serve in their personal capacity.
In 2018 the GB members are: