The primary objectives of the GMA is to manage, co-ordinate and oversee the Gautrain Project. To achieve this, the GMA must:
The GMA Board is the foundation of the GMA's corporate governance systems and is accountable and responsible for the GMA's performance. The Board retains effective control through a clear governance structure and has established committees to assist it.
The day-to-day management of the Agency is structured in such a way as to include independent adjudicators and internal auditors to ensure good governance. Other functions in the structure are finance, technical, and legal services, communication and marketing, information and communications technology and corporate services.