Autonomous Non-Commercial Organization "Directorate Krasnoyarsk 2019" was established on 11 July 2014. The founders of the organization are the Ministry of Sports of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Krasnoyarsk Region, the Krasnoyarsk City Administration, Public Organization "Russian Students Sports Union”.
ANO "Directorate Krasnoyarsk 2019" was established to provide the preparation and delivery of the Winter Universiade Krasnoyarsk 2019. The organisation carries out relations with FISU, international sports federations, state authorities at all levels as well as public organisations and well as conducts complex information and presentations activities for the purposes of the preparation and delivery of the Winter Universiade Krasnoyarsk 2019.
The highest governing body of the Executive directorate is the Supervisory Board, which is formed by the founders according to the Directorate's Charter. The chairman of the Supervisory Board is the Minister of Sports of the Russian Federation Pavel Kolobkov. Operational management of the Directorate is conducted by the Director General. On June 04, 2014, Vitaly Mutko signed an order on the assignment of Maxim Urazov for this position.