The Board of Trustees is made up of a maximum of 14 members, the majority of whom must be Swiss nationals living in Switzerland.
Seven members occupy ex officio positions. The seven other members, three of whom must be recognised figures from the world of medicine and science, are coopted by the members of the Board.
Professor Jean-Louis Carpentier is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees.
The Vice-Chairman is Professor Jürg A. Schifferli.