The French Alliance for Cities and Territorial Development is headed jointly by:

A partnership-based governance

The executive committee is made up of three co-chairs, the heads of the French Development Agency, Cites Unies France and Expertise France. It is responsible for the operation and financial guidance of the annual program of activities.

The steering committee is comprised of the members of the executive committee along with representatives elected from the different colleges. It defines PFVT guidelines and the activities program, taking into account the choices of the colleges.

The PFVT technical secretariat, which is in charge of implementing its program of action, is provided by the French federation of urban planning agencies.