Fuse is directed by Ashley Adamson (pictured), Professor of public health nutrition at Newcastle University. Carolyn Summerbell, Professor in the Department of Sociology at Durham University, is deputy director.

The Centre employs academic staff across the five universities in North East England, as well as a support team including a Centre Manager, Centre AdministratorCommunications OfficerAskfuse/Knowledge Exchange Manager and an Askfuse Research Associate. 

Fuse has over 200 Associate Members based in academia and policy and practice partner organisations.

More information about the Fuse governance can be found in the 'About' Section.