The CESSDA ERIC Consortium is managed by the General Assembly, the Director, Main Office, and Service Providers' Forum. Its main office is in Bergen, Norway.

Additionally, CESSDA Core Working Groups together with CESSDA Main Office monitor the progress and developments in each of the three strategic areas through related projects and their compliance with the CESSDA Strategy 2023-2027.

CESSDA Director also consults the Directors Forum, as well as different external bodies of strategic value, such as SSH Open Cluster, ERIC Forum and other.