PD Dr. Harald Sippel (Chairperson of the Executive Committee)
Associate professor at the faculty of law and economics of the university of Bayreuth
Roles in the association:
- Member since 1989
- Member of the executive committee since 2003
- Secretary-general from 1992 to 2003
- Member of the editoral board of the journal
- Chairperson of the Executive Committee since 2013

Dr. Oliver Meinecke, Lic. en droit (Deputy chairperson of the Executive Committee)
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
Roles in the association:
- Member since 1998
- Member of the executive committee 2010
- Secretary-general from 2004 - 2009
- Treasurer from 2000 - 2003
- Member of the internet team since 2003

Dr. Hatem Elliesie, MLE (Member of the executive committee)
Head of team in the department "law and Ethnology" of the Max Plack Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle (Saale)
Roles in the association:
- Member since 2001
- Member of the executive committee since 2005
- Member of the internet team since 2003
- Member of the editoral board of the journal

Prof. Dr. Hartmut Hamann (Member of the executive committee)
Lawyer in Stuttgart (Hamann Rechtsanwälte); Lecturer at the Free University Berlin and at the Technical University Chemnitz
Roles in the association:
- Member since 2004
- Member of the executive committee since 2013
- Member of the editoral board of the journal

Dr. Wieland Lehnert, LL.M. (Member of the executive committee)
Lawyer (Becker Büttner Held), Legal advisor on renewable energies
Roles in the association:
- Member since 2004
- Member of the executive committee since 2014
- Head of the internet team

Prosper Maguchu, LL.M. (Member of the executive committee)
PhD student
Roles in the association:
- Member since 2014
- Member of the executive committee since 2015

Prof. Dr. Thilo Marauhn (Member of the executive committee)
Professor at the Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen
Roles in the association:
- Member since 2004
- Member of the executive committee since 2010
- Chairperson of the Executive Committee from 2009 to 2013

Dr. Dirk Otto, LL.M. (Member of the executive committee)
Lawyer at the international law firm Norton Rose
Roles in the association:
- Member since 1992
- Member of the executive committee since 1997
- Member of the internet team since 2003

Prof. Dr. Oliver C. Ruppel, LL.M. (Member of the executive committee)
Professor at the faculty of law at the university of Stellenbosch, Südafrika
Roles in the association:
- Member since 2007
- Member of the executive committee since 2013

Dr. Katrin Seidel (Member of the executive committee)
Researcher in the department "law and Ethnology" of the Max Plack Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle (Saale)
Roles in the association:
- Member since 2006
- Member of the executive committee since 2013

Secretary-general

Dr. Jörg Kleis (Secretary-general)
Jurist und entrepreneur, AfricaWorks
Roles in the association:
- Member since 2010
- Secretary-general since 2017

Treasurer 

Kimon Haars (treasurer)
Jurist, The Owners Forum GmbH
Roles in the association:
- Member since 2010
- Secretay-general from 2013 to 2016
- Treasurer since 2017