The UKCP consortium is one of the longest-running High-End Consortia in the UK, and has been funded almost continuously by EPSRC since the 1990s. It has been chaired by Prof. Matt Probert (University of York) since 2007. Each full member of the consortium represents one or more academics and research groups in their respective institutions. The present membership is:

The Consortium also employs a research software engineer, Dr Peter Byrne, to support its work, and develop the simulation methodology and software further.