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”.
The aim of ANO “Directorate Krasnoyarsk 2019” is to prepare and deliver the Winter Universiade 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.