The OSC is directed by a board of five scientific members. The board is elected every two years by the members of the OSC at a general meeting. The board members are supposed to represent various disciplines.
The current scientific board members are:
- Prof. Dr. Katrin Auspurg (Sociology) - Speaker of the board
- Prof. Dr. Anne-Laure Boulesteix (Statistics, Medicine)
- Prof. Dr. Ralf Elsas (Economics)
- Prof. Dr. Ralf Ludwig (Geography)
- PD Dr. Felix Schönbrodt (Psychology) - Managing director