The Foundation for Research for Public Health and Addiction is the responsible body of the Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction. It is subject to the official supervision of the Foundation.
The Board of Trustees is responsible for the strategic direction of the Institute's activities, for the election of the Executive Board and for approving the annual plans and the annual accounts. The composition of the Board of Trustees is in line with the requirements of health policy, research and business; it is composed of leading personalities from the university, health policy and the financial world. In its decisions, the Board of Trustees is bound by the statutes of the foundation charter.