As part of the institute's governance structure, it has an external advisory board. This board is constituted of senior independent voices that provide informed advice on international developments, both academic and commercial, in numerate disciplines that help guide the institute's plans. The director of the Hamilton Institute is grateful to the current board (2019-present), consisting of the following esteemed colleagues:
Prof. Anne Condon
, University of British Columbia
Prof. Josep Domingo-Ferrer, Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Prof. Andrea Goldsmith, Stanford University
for their ongoing, generous service to Maynooth University.