BORA is a non-governmental organisation established as a non-profit company under Malaysian law. BORA’s Board of Directors is chaired by Dr Abdul Hamid Ahmad of the Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ITBC), Universiti Malaysia Sabah. Other members of the Board are Dato’ Dr Dionysius Sharma, Executive Director of WWF Malaysia, Datuk Dr Junaidi Payne, Executive Director of BORA and Ms. Jessie Ting.
The rhinos under BORA are cared for by veterinarian Dr Zainal Zainuddin, with seven full-time keepers led by Mr Willson Kuntil, plus five back-up staff to harvest rhino food from the forest and to maintain the rhino facilities. Mr Alvin Erut assists Dr Zainal. A team in Universiti Malaysia Sabah, led by Dr Junaidi Payne, runs the administration.