ExCom | European Marine Board

ExCom

The European Marine Board operations are overseen by the Executive Committee (ExCom). The ExCom is composed of a Chair and six vice-Chairs, elected by the European Marine Board members, and the Executive Director of the Secretariat (ex officio).

The ExCom provides strategic guidance to the Board and Secretariat, oversees implementation of the actions agreed by the Board at plenary meetings, and makes operational and financial decisions.

Prof. Jan MeesJanMees
Chair

Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ), Belgium / Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO), Belgium

 

Dr. Carlos Garcia-Soto
vice-Chair

Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO), Spain

 

Dr. Jan-Stefan Fritz
vice-Chair

German Marine Research Consoritum (KDM), Germany

 

Dr. Mark James
vice-Chair

Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS), UK

 

Prof. Ferdinando Boero
vice-Chair

National Inter-University Consortium for Marine Sciences (CoNISMa), Italy

 

Dr. Yves-Marie Paulet
vice-Chair

Marine Universities of France (UM), France

 

Mr. Jeremy Gault
vice-Chair

Irish Marine Universities Consortium (IMUC), Ireland

 

Prof. Sheila Heymans
Executive Director (ex officio member)

 

 

 

Previous ExCom members:

Position                             Name                                                 Period

Vice-chair            Erlend Moksness (Norway)           Spring 2014 - Autumn 2018

Vice-chair            Gilles Lericolais  (France)              Autumn 2013 - Autumn 2018

vice-chair            Alessandro Crise (Italy)                  Spring 2012 - Spring 2017

vice-chair            Tarmo Soomere  (Estonia )            Spring 2012 - Spring 2017

Vice-chair            Jacky Wood (UK)                           Spring 2012 - Autumn 2014

Vice-chair            Carlo Heip (The Netherlands)        Autumn 2011 - Spring 2012

Vice-chair            Ricardo Serrao Santos (Portugal)  Spring 2012 - Autumn 2015

Vice-chair            Peter Haugan (Norway)                  Spring 2011 - Spring 2014

Chair                    Kostas Nittis (Greece)                    Spring 2011 - Spring 2014

Exec. Director     Niall McDonough (Ireland)              Spring 2009 - Summer 2017

Vice-chair            Beatriz Morales-Nin (Spain)           Spring 2009 - Spring 2012

Vice-chair            Çolpan Polat-Beken (Turkey)         Spring 2009 - Spring 2012

Vice-chair            Geoffrey O’Sullivan (Ireland)          Spring 2008 - Autumn 2011

Vice-chair            Edward Hill (UK)                             Spring 2007 - Spring 2012

Vice-chair            Antoine Dosdat (France)                Spring 2007 - Spring 2012

Chair                    Lars Horn (Norway)                       Spring 2006 - Spring 2011

Vice-chair            Jan Mees (Belgium)                       Spring 2006 - Spring 2011

Vice-chair            Jan De Leeuw (The Netherlands)  Spring 2004 - Spring 2009

Vice-chair            Kostas Nittis (Greece)                    Spring 2006 - Spring 2009

Vice-chair            Kaisa Kononen (Finland)                Autumn 2007

Chair                    Jean-Francois Minster (France)     2002 - 2006

Chair                    Fauzi Montoura  (UK)                     1999 - 2002

Chair                    Daniel Cadet (France)                    1995 - 1999

Exec. Director     Niamh Connolly (Ireland)                 2001 - 2009

Exec. Director     Laurent d’Ozouville (Portugal)         1994 - 2001