CAPP's Scientific Council comprises all researchers with PhDs, who hold the right to vote for the election the research centre's Executive President, and have a voice on the admission of new members, on the organization and internal structure of the research centre and its functioning.
This board consists of CAPP's Executive President and three tenured researchers who coordinate the research groups. Its responsibilities lay on the management of CAPP's regular operation in accordance with the unit's budget and plan of activities, which are taken into the consideration of the Scientific Council on a yearly basis.
The Executive Board currently consists of:
Executive President: Paulo Castro Seixas
Executive Vice-Presidente: Pedro Goulart
Scientific Advisory Committee:
As a consultative body, the Scientific Advisory Committee is made up of academics of recognised merit who assist CAPP in its tireless quest for excellence. Its members are:
- Prof. Jon Pierre
- Prof. Onésimo Almeida
- Prof. Peter van Bergeijk
- Prof. Rudolf Richter
- Prof. Stephen Osborne