The BRC Executive reports directly to the Research and Innovation Committee (RIC). The RIC is a formal sub-committee of the UCLH Trust Board of Directors.

A progressive and energetic forum, the RIC meets 6 times per year and is the high-level forum for strategic planning and oversight of all research at UCLH/UCL, including the UCLH BRC.

Chaired by a non-Executive member of the Trust Board of Directors, the RIC includes amongst its membership the UCLH Chief Executive, UCLH Chairperson, UCL Vice Provost (Health), UCL Pro Provost (Academic Planning and AI) , BRC Director, Managing Director Research, Chief Nurse, Chief Research Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer and 2 Trust Governors.