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).
Secretary General of the National Research Fund of Luxembourg (FNR)
Director General of the Swedish Research Council for Sustainable Development (FORMAS), Vice-President representing RFOs.
President of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Vice-President representing RPOs.
Director of the National Science Centre (NCN)
Vice-President of German Research Foundation (DFG)
Director of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)
Executive Chair, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
President of National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN)
President/ CEO of French National Research Agency (ANR)
CEO of Research Council of Norway (RCN)
Director General at Swedish Research Council (VR)