The Organising Committee was established as a company limited by guarantee, under the joint ownership of Scottish Ministers, Glasgow City Council and Commonwealth Games Scotland (CGS). The Organising Committee Board membership included representation from Commonwealth Games Scotland, Glasgow City Council, Scottish Government and some independent members including an athlete representative.
The OC was responsible for delivery of the Games and for managing the Games Budget. It had an interest in, but will not be directly responsible for associated capital projects, such as the Commonwealth Arena, the Hydro and the Athletes Village.
The Chair of the Organising Committee was The Rt Hon Lord Smith of Kelvin. David Grevemberg took up his post as CEO on 5 September 2011. Mr David Grevemberg was supported by a team of Senior Directors.