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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. Angelika Kalt, Director of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNFS), is currently the Vice-President representing Funding Organisations. The Vice-President representing Research Performing Organisations is Angeles Gomez Borrego, Vice-President of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC).

President

Marc Schiltz

CEO of the National Research Fund of Luxembourg (FNR)

Luxembourg

Vice-Presidents

Angelika Kalt

Director of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNFS), Vice-President representing RFOs.

Switzerland

Angeles G. Borrego

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

Spain

Ordinary Members

Adrian Curaj

Director General at the Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding of Romania (UEFISCDI)

Romania

Thierry Damerval

President/ CEO of French National Research Agency (ANR)

France

Matthias Koenig

Vice-President of German Research Foundation (DFG)

Germany

Marcel Levi

President of the Dutch Research Council (NWO)

Netherlands

Mari Sundli Tveit

Chief Executive at the Research Council of Norway (RCN)

Norway

Melanie Welham

Executive Chair, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)

United Kingdom

Antonio Zoccoli

President of National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN)

Italy