ECAM is the national umbrella organization for all employers in Malawi. Its policies and strategic priorities are set by the Executive Council, which are implemented by ECAM's executive management team at the Secretariat.
The Secreriat is headed by the Executive Director (ED) who is the Chief Executive Officer of the Association. The ED is appointed by the Executive Council (EC). In addition, there are professional and support staff. The ED is responsible for maintaining the effective administration and implementation of the ECAM Constitution as well as the performance of ECAM's functions.