The board is responsible for the organisation's strategy, economy and personnel policy - within the framework set by the Nordic Council of Ministers.
The NordForsk Board includes representatives of the largest national research funding agencies in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, a representative for Nordic University Cooperation (NUS), as well as observers from the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Åland and the Nordic Council of Ministers.
The chairmanship of the NordForsk Board circulates among the board members.
National research councils
Jonas Björck – Chair
Director General, Forte – Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare
Ragnhildur Helgadóttir – Vice Chair
Dean, Reykjavik University
Executive Director, Internationalisation and the research system, The Research Council of Norway
Head of Office, Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Sciences
Director - Research Funding Development, Academy of Finland
Vidar Leif Haanes
Rector, Norwegian School of Theology
Director, Granskingarrád Føroya/The Faroese Research Council
Gitte Adler Reimer
Rector, University of Greenland
Rector, Åland University of Applied Sciences
Nordic Council of Ministers
Head of the Department of Knowledge and Welfare (KV)