The NIHR Leicester Respiratory Biomedical Research Unit (BRU) has two underlying committees:
The BRU Executive Committee is responsible for monitoring the finances and progress of the infrastructure platforms of the BRU. The committee is chaired by senior academic Professor Mike Morgan. The Executive committee consists of the Chairman, the Director, the BRU manager, the three research area leads, the chair of the Scientific Committee, and the clinical assessments manager and infrastructure platform managers.
The BRU Scientific Committee is responsible for monitoring the scientific aspects of the programme with respect to progress within the research areas and decisions on research priorities. The BRU Scientific committee is chaired by Professor Peter Andrew who is head of the Department Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, University of Leicester, and one of the leading respiratory science researchers in Leicester. The other members of the board include the director and research area leads, the BRU manager and the clinical assessments manager.