The head of the Swedish National Committee for Radio Science (SNRV) is the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, KVA. SNRV was formed as a national committee within KVA through a Royal letter in 1931. The statutes established by the Academy state that SNRV is an expert committee under the Royal Academy of Sciences's with the main task of:

During the mandate period 2018-20, SNRV consists of 20 KVA appointed members and 2 SNRV appointed honorary members. In addition, there are about 120 adjunct members. The chair is Professor Daniel Sjöberg, Lund University, and secretary docent (associate professor) Joakim Johansson, RUAG.