WHC’s Board of Directors' key purpose is to oversee all governance, internal controls, risk management, financial management and HR services that WHC provides to its research entities and to the University of the Witwatersrand. Sub-committees have been established to assist the Board to perform its duties.
WHC's Sub-committees include the following:
- Audit and Risk Committee
- Remuneration Committee
- Strategy and Investment Committee
- Academic Oversight Committee
- Sustainability Committee
- Directors Affairs Committee