ELDA was created parallel to ELRA, European Language Resources Association, in February 1995.
ELDA is the association’s operational body, and is in charge of the development and the execution of ELRA’s missions and tasks as defined by the Board of the association.
ELDA is incorporated as a company in order to handle all the commercial and business-oriented tasks of the association.
The CEO of the agency, Khalid Choukri, also acts as ELRA Secretary General and currently works with 12 full-time and permanent members. Some temporary staff may join from time to time to help on some specific projects.