The Institute is managed by the Board of Directors headed by the Director General. The Board of Directors consists of five members. Some of the Board's duties are: adoption of the Institute’s annual and long-term work plan, analyzing and adoption of annual reports on the Institute’s activities, adoption of the annual financial budget, adoption of the Statute and other administrative acts of the Institute, appointment of the Director and so on.
Members of the Board of Directors:
Nikša Lučić, M.A. – Senior lexicographer / Deputy editor-in-chief of the Croatian Biographical Lexicon
Mladen Klemenčić, M. A. – lexicographic adviser
Stjepan Matković Ph.D. - research adviser, Croatian Institute of History
Neven Budak, Ph.D. – Full professor at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Zagreb University