The Society is governed by a Council and seven Council Committees, each made up of members of the Society who volunteer their time. The Council and Committee members are crucial in shaping the direction and strategy of the Society.

The ESPE Senior Operating Officer (ESPE SOO) provides strategic support across all ESPE activities to help drive the programmes of the Society under the direction of Council. The ESPE Team provides administrative support to enable the Society to carry out its objectives.