The KEA Board of Directors is the institution's highest authority and is responsible for looking after KEA's interests as an educational institution, which includes adopting guidelines for KEA's organisation, long-term activities and development.

Rector Steen Kildesgaard has the primary responsibility for the daily management of KEA within the framework established by KEA’s Board of Directors.

KEA has been re-organised and now KEA’s Rector’s Office includes three new directors.