The General Assembly is the supreme body of the Federation and is comprised of the National Member Organizations (NMOs). NMOs are responsible for furthering the aims and objectives of IFAC within their respective countries. The General Assembly elects the Council. The Council is responsible for the management of the Federation to the General Assembly. The Council directs and supervises the functionning of the Federation. The Council consist of Executive Officers and Ordinary Members.

The President is the Chair of the Executive Officers and legally represents the Federation. The Executive Officers coordinate and supervise the technical and executive activities of IFAC, in particular those activities in the competence and carried on by the Technical Board, Conference Board, Publications Board and Executive Committees. A Secretariat composed of IFAC personnel assists and implements the decisons.

IFAC at a glance presentation