Belfast Royal Academy is a voluntary grammar school and its management is vested in a Board of Governors on which parents and teachers are represented, along with Governors elected by Members of the Academy and nominees of the Minister of Education.
Dr. K.M. Bill, M.B. Ch.B., F.C.A.I., F.R.C.A., F.F.I.C.M. (Warden)
Mr. N.W. Beggs
Dr. A.A.W. Bell, B.Sc., B.Agr.Sc.
Mr. M. L. Blake, LL.B., B.L.; Attorney at Law
Mrs. K.L. Burns, B.A.
Mrs. A. Clements, B.A.
Ms. J. C Cornell, A.B., M.A., M.F.A.
Ms. C.R. Dillon, B.A.
Mr. P.G. Dorman, B.Th.
Dr. J.A. Hill, F.R.Eng., B.Sc., Hon. D.Sc., C.Eng., F.I.C.E., F.I.StructE.
Mr. K.A. Knox, M.Sc. (Hon. Treasurer)
Mrs. C. Latham, B.Ed., M.Sc., P.Q.H.
Mr. B.W. McCormack, B.Sc. (Econ) F.C.A.
Mrs. G.E. McGaughey, LL.B., Cert in Professional Legal Studies
Mrs. G. McQuiston, B.Ed.
Mr. B.D. Monroe, B.Sc.(Accts)., M.Acct., F.C.A.
Prof. J. A. I. Montgomery, B.A., Ph.D., MISTD FRSA
Mr. M. Orr , Q.C.,S.C.
Mr. S.B. Orr, LL.B.
Mr. D.E. Porter, M.Sc., C.Eng., M.IC.E., M.C.I.H.T., M.C.I.W.E.M.
Mrs C. E. Rowan, B.Sc.(Management)
Mr. G.R. Simon, F.R.I.C.S.
Mr. J.D. Twinem, B.A., D.I.S. Pg.Cert., Pg.Dip., M.Sc., M.Inst.L.M., M.C.G.I.
Mr. D.G. Walsh, B.Sc., M.B.A., C.Eng., M.I.M.E.
Mr. S.J.S. Warke, A.C.I.I., Dip P.F.S., T.E.P.
Mr. G.W. Watt, M.A.
Mrs. J. Weir, M.B.E., B.Sc., C.Math., M.I.M.A. (Hon. Secretary)
Mrs. H. Woods, B.Sc., B.Ed., P.Q.H. (N.I.) (Principal - Non-voting member)