The board of directors and scientific coordination bodies of LE@D are:
- Scientific Coordinator
- Scientific Council
- External Scientific Advisory Committee
- Coordinating Committee
- LE@D Secretary
- Lina Morgado (PhD)
- The Scientific Council is formed by all the LE@D integrated researchers with PhD.
External Scientific Advisory Committee
- The External Scientific Advisory Committee of LE@D is a council with evaluation and advisory functions and is composed of recognized national and foreign scholars from outside the unity.
- Maria do Carmo Pinto (PhD)
- Cláudia Neves (PhD)
- Doutor Renato Abreu
- Doutora Maria Antonieta Rocha