Hurricanes Board of Directors oversees the running of the Hurricanes franchise under the licence granted by the NZRU for an eight year term beginning in 2013 to the newly formed company - Hurricanes' Investment Limited Partnership.
Wellington Rugby has a 50% share of this newly formed company and 50% is from private investment including Cohiba Traders, ForysthMorison and Welnix. The Board comprises of a representative from each of the private investors, three representatives from WRFU, and an independent chairman.
- Brian Roche (Chairman)
- Paul Collins
- Liz Dawson
- Mark McGuinness
- Ken Laban
- Tony Duffin
- Iain Potter
Under the Super Rugby Licence, the Hurricanes' Investment Limited Partnership’s responsibilities includes management of the team both on-field and off-field including, the professional development for members of the squad and promotion of matches and the brand associated with each team.
The Wellington Rugby Football Union has a management contract with the Hurricanes and is accountable for the day-to-day running of the Hurricanes franchise including administration, marketing and event management.