The Institute is headed by the Executive Director, who is a Research Professor of the Institute. The Executive Director is assisted by a Deputy Director who is an academic staff (not below the rank of Senior Research Fellow) in the Institute and elected into office for a two-year term.
The Registry (Administrative Department) of the Institute is headed by the Secretary to the Institute, who is normally a Deputy Registrar of the University.
Likewise, the Bursary (Accounts Department) of the Institute is headed by a Deputy Bursar of the University. The four officers mentioned above are the Principal Officers of the Institute, and they constitute the Management Team responsible for the day to day administration of the Institute.