Executive Committee (ExCo)

The Executive Committee consists of a Chair, appointed by the Steering Committee (SC) on his/her personal capacity, four members of the Steering Committee, elected by the SC for a 5 year term of office and representing the European sub-regions (North, West, East and South, in a broad sense), and ex officio the ECPGR Secretary who will be without voting rights. To ensure continuity, one member of the Executive Committee is replaced by a new member on an annual basis. A re-election is possible only after a break-period of 5 years.

2017

  • Külli Annamaa was elected by the Steering Committee to replace Jens Weibull (effective 1 January 2017).

2016

  • The ninth meeting of the ExCo took place 14 -16 December 2016 at Bioversity International, Maccarese, Italy. [more info]
  • The eighth meeting of the ExCo took place on Monday 30 May 2016 in Višegrad (Bosnia and Herzegovina). [more]

2015

  • Marc Lateur was elected by the Steering Committee to replace Zofia Bulińska-Radomska (effective 1.1.2016).
  • The seventh meeting of the ExCo took place 28-30 October 2015 at Bioversity International, Maccarese, Italy. [more]

2014

  • The sixth meeting of the ExCo was held 8-10 December 2014 at Bioversity International, Maccarese, Italy.  [more info]
  • Eva Thőrn was elected as new Chair of the ExCo, starting from 1 January 2015 and replacing Gert Kleijer, who is retiring.
  • Flavio Roberto De Salvador from Italy joined the ExCo on 22 September 2014, replacing Fernando Latorre from Spain.
  • Gordana Ðurić from Bosnia and Herzegovina joined the ExCo on 1 January 2014, replacing Alvina Avagyan from Armenia.

2013

  • The fifth meeting of the ExCo was held 5-7 November 2013 at Bioversity International Headquarters, Maccarese, Italy.  (Minutes) (154 KB)

2012

  • The fourth meeting of the ExCo took place on Monday 3 December 2012  at the Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management (BMLFUW), Vienna, Austria. More info
  • The third meeting of the ExCo was held from 26-28 September 2012 at Bioversity International, Maccarese, Italy. More info
  • A meeting of the ECPGR Task Force on ECPGR Operational Structure took place on 9-11 May 2012 at Bioversity International Headquarters, Maccarese, Italy. More info
  • Jens Weibull was elected by the Steering Committee to replace Merja Veteläinen (effective 20.1.2012).

2011

  • Zofia Bulińska-Radomska was elected by the Steering Committee to replace Silvia Strãjeru in the ExCo (effective 1.1.2012), according to the rule that one member of the ExCo is replaced by a new member on an annual basis.
  • The second meeting of the ExCo took place on 17-19 October 2011 at Bioversity International Headquarters, Maccarese, Italy. More info

2010

  • The first meeting of the ExCo took place on 12 December 2010 in Bratislava, Slovakia. More info

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Current Members of ExCo

Contact details and email distribution list

  • Eva Thőrn (Chair as of 1 January 2015)
  • Külli Annamaa (since 1 January 2017)
  • Marc Lateur (since 1 January 2016)
  • Flavio Roberto De Salvador (since 22 September 2014)
  • Gordana Ðuriċ (since 1 January 2014)
  • Lorenzo Maggioni (ex officio)

Previous ExCo members

Terms of Reference