ESOF 2016 Steering Committee
The Steering Committee is supervising the overall preparations for the ESOF conference and is responsible for making strategic decisions and the management and monitoring the delivery of ESOF 2016.
Dame Nancy Rothwell
The University of Manchester
Dame Nancy Rothwell is the ESOF 2016 Champion and Chair of the ESOF 2016 Steering Committee. She is President of the University of Manchester and Professor of Physiology in the Faculty of Life Sciences of the University.
European Association of Research & Technology Organisations
Muriel Attané has been EARTO Secretary General since July 2013. Before joining EARTO, she was Secretary General of EARPA.
Catalan Research & Innovation Foundation
Professor Enric Banda is the Director of Science, Research and Environment at the La Caixa Foundation in Barcelona.
European Research Council
Professor Klaus Bock is a Member of the ERC (European Research Council, Scientific Council). He was the Champion of ESOF 2014 in Copenhagen.
Sir Philip Campbell
Nature PUBLISHING GROUP
Sir Philip Campbell is the Editor-in-Chief of Nature and of Nature-branded publications.
The Royal institution
Dr Gail Cardew is Director of Science and Education at the Royal Institution, Chair of the ESOF Supervisory Board and former Vice President of EuroScience.
The University of Manchester
Luke Georghiou is Vice-President for Research and Innovation at the University of Manchester and Professor of Science and Technology Policy and Management in the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research at Manchester Business School.
Dame Anne Glover
Robert Bosch Academy & University of Aberdeen
Dame Anne Glover is the Vice-Principal External Affairs & and Dean for Europe at the University of Aberdeen and is currently on sabbatical at the Robert Bosch Academy in Berlin.
Trinity College Dublin
Poul Holm is Professor of Humanities at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland and Director of the Irish Digital Arts and Humanities Structured PhD Programme.
Lauritz B. Holm-Nielsen is the Executive Director of Sino-Danish Center as well as Special Advisor to the Senior Management at Aarhus University (AU).
Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council
Professor Jackie Hunter is Chief Executive of the BBSRC and has over 30 years of experience in the bioscience research sector, in academia and industry.
European University Association
Dr. Thomas Jørgensen is head of the unit responsible for the EUA Council for Doctoral Education and has interests in doctoral programmes and researcher careers & training.
Jürgen Maier is Chief Executive of Siemens plc, UK and Non-Executive Board member at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.
Carl Johan Sundberg
Carl Johan Sundberg is Professor of Molecular & Applied Exercise Physiology at the Department of Physiology & Pharmacology in the Karolinska Institutet.
Peter Tindemans is Secretary General of EuroScience and co-chair of the ESOF 2016 Steering Committee.
Ingrid Wünning Tschol
Robert Bosch Stiftung Foundation
Dr. Ingrid Wünning Tschol is Senior Vice-President for Health and Science of the Robert Bosch Stiftung Foundation.
Milena Žic Fuchs
University of Zagreb
Milena Žic Fuchs is Professor of Linguistics in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Zagreb.
Foundation for Polish SCIENCE
Maciej Zylicz is Head of Molecular Biology at the International Institute of Molecular & Cell Biology and President of the Foundation for Polish Science.