On the basis of the orientations provided by the board of directors, the executive director is in charge of the overall management and organisation of the services, instrumental resources and technical-administrative staff of the university. In addition, the executive director performs the tasks – as they are compatible – indicated in Article 16 of Italian Legislative Decree No. 165 dated 30th March 2001.

The Executive Director of the Università degli Studi di Foggia is Teresa Romei.