The Acting Director-General is Mr Clas Olsson.

The agency is organised in four departments that work with specific subject areas. The departments are:

ESV's Advisory Council

The ESV has an Advisory Council which is appointed by the Government and which acts as an adviser to the Director General. The responsibility of the Council is to contribute to ensuring that ESV´s activities can be pursued efficiently and in accordance with their aims. The chairperson of the council is the Director General.