Dr. Peter van der Knaap has been managing director of SWOV since 1 June 2013. Together with the Board of Supervisors (RvT) he is responsible for the strategy and position of SWOV and ensures that the organization has a solid financial basis. View SWOV's organization chart.

To guarantee the quality of its research, SWOV uses the input of highly-qualified external experts as members of the Scientific Advisory Board (WAR) and the Program Advisory board (PAR). SWOV strives to invite experts who are active in various sectors in the field of traffic and road safety.