Athena Research Center is managed by the General Director, Ioannis Emiris. The right to take decisions regarding Athena RC and follow their execution is bestowed to the Board of Directors.

According to the latest reorganisation the Board of Directors, its members are as follows:
  • Ioannis Emiris, General Director of Athena Research Center, President
  • Minos Garofalakis, Director of the Information Management Systems Institute of  Athena Research Center, Vice-President
  • Chrysostomos Stylios, Director of the Industrial Systems Institute of  Athena Research Center, Member
  • George Pavlidis, representative of Researchers and Special Functional Scientists, Member, substituted by Stavroula Fotinea
  • Vasiliki Panagopoulou, representative of the Special Scientific - Technical, Technical, Administrative, Auxiliary Personnel, Member, substituted by Anastasios Patrikakos
Dimitrios Michalagas, representative of the Ministry of Development, who may attend the meetings of the Board of Directors of Athena without voting rights.