Under the Basque and Spanish laws, foundations are governed by a Board of Trustees (Patronato).
The Board of Trustees of BCMaterials Foundation is composed by representatives of the Basque Government (BG), Ikerbasque (the Basque Foundation for Science) and the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU).
Currently the members are:
- President: Adolfo Morais (Vice minister of Universities and Research, GV)
- Secretary: Pedro Maria Iriondo Bengoa (General Secretary of the UPV/EHU)
- Vice-President: Jose Luis Martín (Vice Rector of Research, UPV/EHU)
- Member: Arturo Muga (Vice Rector of Scientific Development and Transfer, UPV/EHU)
- Member: Amaia Esquisabel (Director of Scientific Policy, BG)
- Member: Fernando Cossío (Scientific Director of Ikerbasque)