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Governing Board

The Science Europe Governing Board is the senior body of elected members who is entrusted by the General Assembly to define, guide, and monitor the strategic direction of the association. It consists of at least nine Heads of Science Europe's Member Organisations, including a President and two Vice-Presidents.

Governing Board members are elected by the General Assembly for a term of two years.

Since November 2017, Marc Schiltz, Secretary General of the National Research Fund of Luxembourg (FNR), serves as the President of Science Europe. The President chairs the General Assembly and the Governing Board, and represents the organisation internally and externally.

The President is supported by two Vice-Presidents. Ingrid Petersson, Director General of the Swedish Research Council for Sustainable Development (FORMAS) is currently the Vice-President representing Funding Organisations. The Vice-President representing Research Performing Organisations is Rosa Menéndez, President of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC).

President

Marc Schiltz

Secretary General of the National Research Fund of Luxembourg (FNR)

Luxembourg

Vice-Presidents

Ingrid Petersson

Director General of the Swedish Research Council for Sustainable Development (FORMAS), Vice-President representing RFOs.

Sweden

Rosa Menéndez

President of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Vice-President representing RPOs.

Spain

Ordinary Members

Zbigniew Błocki

Director of the National Science Centre (NCN)

Poland

Stan Gielen

President of Dutch Research Council (NWO)

Netherlands

József Györkös

Director of the Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS)

Slovenia

Angelika Kalt

Director of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)

Switzerland

Andres Koppel

Director General of the Estonian Research Council (ETAG)

Estonia

László Lovász

President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA)

Hungary

Andrew Thompson

Chief Executive of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)

United Kingdom