RIT is governed by a 7-member Board of Directors, which is elected every 4 years by the General Assembly. It is chaired by the President.
The Director General of RIT is a global renowned scientist from the academic community with a Ph.D from a foreign university. The Director General is responsible for the day-to-day administration, smooth operation and execution of the Institute's action plan.
Since 2019, the Director General of RIT is Mr. George Petrakos, Professor of Quantitative Methods in the Department of Public Administration at Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, in Athens, Greece.