Sanquin employs people working in many different disciplines, including donor assistants, doctors, pharmacists, researchers, laboratory technicians and production staff.

Sanquin has a Supervisory Board responsible for the overall monitoring of the organisation’s operations. The Executive Board is the senior management body of Sanquin. There are also a number of Advisory Councils within Sanquin that support the Executive Board.

Sanquin consists of the following organizational units: the Blood Bank, Diagnostic Services B.V., Reagents B.V., Sanquin Innovation B.V. and Research and Labservices. The Corporate Staff supports these units and advises the Executive Board. Sanquin works closely together with Sanquin Plasma Products B.V., to provide medicines from plasma.