BAR UK is a limited company registered in the UK and is governed through its Articles of Association.

The organisation consists of a Secretariat (Executive) reporting to a Council (Board) consisting of up to 13 Councillors (Directors), who are elected by the membership according to the geographic regions as set out in the Articles of Association. The Directors are normally the senior person in the UK for their company, or senior management in the case of UK based airlines.

The Secretariat consists of a full-time Chief Executive and part-time Executive Assistant.