Providing strategic leadership and directs the affairs of the organization.
It comprises of thirteen (13) members with each BLS country contributing four (4) members. The Regional Director, who is also the Chief Executive Officer is an Ex-officio member. The Institute constitutes two levels of management, the Regional Office (RO), led by the Regional Director, coordinating and overseeing the activities of country offices. Daily business operations take place at country campuses which are led by Country Directors.
To discharge a proximate supervision of the country campuses, the Board has from its membership delegated bodies called Local Boards to oversee strategic and operational matters at country level. Each Local Board is made up of Board Members nominated and appointed from that particular country. The Board constitutes representatives from Private Sector, local Universities and high level government officials from Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland.