The Directorate (DIR) is the governing body responsible for the management of the Core Project and the Flagship as a whole. It manages the Project and its finances, ensures that it fulfils its contractual obligations, and links the Science and Infrastructure Board and the Stakeholder Board.

The Directorate has the following members:

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

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