The centre director consults with a steering committee representing all four departments involved in PUMPkin on a regular basis. The centre director is assisted on a daily basis by the centre administrator/research coordinator, communications assistant, and an administrative economy officer.
The centre has consulted the International Advisory Board in October 2007 on strategies following the first-wave breakthrough, i.e. the Nature papers, and initiatives using new methods and pursuing new goals, e.g. in bioinformatics.