EPRC is an autonomous not-for-profit membership-based institution with defined governing bodies that include:
The supreme decision making authority of EPRC is the Annual General Meeting (AGM), which comprises of two members namely, the Government of Uganda (GoU), through the Minister responsible for Finance and Planning; and Makerere University, through the Vice Chancellor who are the first subscribers to the Memorandum of Association. However, additional Members may be admitted upon approval by the existing Members. The AGM vests its mandate to the Board of Management (BoM) which provides strategic direction to the Centre.
The Executive Director is appointed by the Board to ensure that the work programme and activities of the Centre are co-ordinated and implemented in accordance with the policies and decisions adopted by the Board. The Executive Director supported by the Principal Research Fellow, Finance Manager, Programme Manager and the Human Resource and Administration Manager coordinates, guides and manages the day to day activities of the Centre. The Centre's research agenda is executed by the Executive Director and the Principal Research Fellow with support from other staff researchers and researchers from national and international collaborating institutions.
The Board of Management (BoM) is the policy-making organ of the
centre. Read more about it here.