The IBGC governance structure is comprised of the General Meeting, Board of Directors (BD), Officers, Superintendence, and supporting bodies, like whereby the Board Committees, Regional Chapter coordinating committees and commissions (Special, Management Support, Industry and Themed).
Meetings are held annually to present accounts to members and society in general and elections for Directors and Chapter Coordinating Committees are held every two years during meetings. Officers are nominated by the board.
IBGC management, except the superintendents, work pro bono. The directors and Chapter coordinators hold office for two years and may only be reelected once.
As part of the Governance structure, the General Superintendence reports to the Board and Officers and leads the IBGC team's everyday activities.