ECTRI is managed by its highest organ, the Assembly of Members and the Board. The Assembly is composed of one representative from each institute, generally the Executive Director. The Board is elected for two years.

Since January 2011 ECTRI is operating as an international non-profit association (AISBL) registered in Belgium and governed by Belgian law. The Statutes (English version, French version) have been published in the annexes of the “Moniteur Belge” on November 25th, 2010.