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
Lars Kloo - Chair
Secretary General, Scientific Council for Natural and Engineering Sciences, The Swedish Research Council
Riitta Maijala - Vice Chair
Vice President for Research, Academy of Finland
Director, International staff, The Research Council of Norway
Dean, Reykjavik University
Head of office, Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation
Vidar Leif Haanes
Rector, Norwegian School of Theology
Director, Granskingarrád Føroya/The Faroese Research Council
Chairman of the Greenland Research Council
Rector, Åland University of Applied Sciences
Nordic Council of Ministers
Head of the Department of Knowledge and Welfare (KV)