The company is a private limited company registered under and subject to the Companies Acts 1963-86. All of the shares in the company are held by the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Minister for Finance on behalf of the Irish State. The Board of Directors is appointed by the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
Coillte is organised into three divisions with three support functions: Coillte Panel Products, which manages its major panel products companies, Coillte Forest which manages the Group's forestry business and Coillte Enterprise which comprise a range of businesses developed from the company's core skills and forest assets, including land development and Training and Safety. The three support functions are Corporate Affairs which provides services and supports to the Group including legal, procurement and public relations, Human Resources and Finance.