The Centre is led by the Director Alex Wade and Deputy Director Kate Pickett. It is governed by a Steering Group whose membership is drawn from across the faculties and also includes the Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and representatives from Research and Enterprise.

The Steering Group is responsible for determining the strategic direction of the Centre, for discussing and ratifying new ventures, initiatives, partnerships, and for making decisions on applications for funding. The group meets twice yearly.

Professor Alex Wade Director of CFH and Chair
Professor Kate Pickett Deputy Director of CFH
Professor Karen Bloor Research Champion for Health & Wellbeing 
Professor Jeremy Mottram Representative for Biomedical Sciences 
Professor Steven Johnson Representative for Physical Sciences 
Dr Merran Toerien Representative for Social Sciences
Professor Charlie Lloyd Representative for Social Sciences
Dr Debbie Maxwell Representative for Arts and Humanities 
Professor Mark Jenner Representative for Arts and Humanities
Professor Matthias Ruth Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research
Dr Geoff Whiteley Business Development Manager
Dr Rachel Curwen Associate Director Research & Enterprise