The HBP Directorate (DIR) is the Executive Governance Body of the HBP, leading Core Project management. The DIR reports to the SB. 

The Directorate has the following members:

  • Director General - Paweł ŚWIEBODA (Belgium)
  • Scientific Research Director - Katrin AMUNTS (Germany)
  • Software Development Director -Yannis IOANNIDIS (Greece)
  • Infrastructure Operations Director - Jan BJAALIE (Norway)
  • Executive Director ad interim - Christian FAUTEUX (Switzerland)
  • Ethics Director - Bernd STAHL (United Kingdom)
  • Innovation Director – Steven VERMEULEN (Belgium)

The Human Brain Project: investigating the brain at multiple spatial and temporal scales.