Scientific Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) contributes to the research and policy support activities of EFI. Its work includes anticipating future research needs, stimulating research and study initiatives, and monitoring EFI's activities. The SAB reports on its activities to the EFI Board.

Scientific Advisery Board
SAB during its meeting in September 2019. Photo by Adam Walker, The James Hutton Institute


Our current Scientific Advisory Board members are:

Dr. Gary Kerr, UK (Chair 2022)
Prof. Dr. Phoebe Koundouri, Greece (Vice-Chair 2018-2019; Chair 2020-2021)
Prof. Dr. Manfred Lexer, Austria
Prof. Dr. Bart Muys, Belgium
Prof. Dr. Maria Nijnik, UK
Prof. Dr. Elena Paoletti, Italy (Chair 2017-2019)
Prof. Dr. Anne Toppinen, Finland (Vice-Chair 2022)

Administrative support: Katriina Pajari, EFI

Further information: SAB Rules of Procedure

Past SAB members

Prof. Dr. Bas Arts, the Netherlands
Prof. Kristina Blennow, Sweden (Vice-Chair 2012-2014)
Prof. Gérard Buttoud, France
Dr. David Burdekin, United Kingdom
Prof. Americo Carvalho Mendes, Portugal
Dr. Emil Cienciala, Czech Republic
Prof. Oleg Chertov, Russia
Mr. Peter Csoka, Hungary
Prof. Paul Efthymiou, Greece
Dr. Chris Elliott, Switzerland
Prof. Dr. E.P. Farrell, Ireland (Chair 2006-2008)
Dr. Andrey Filipchuk, Russia
Prof. Dr. Peter Glück, Austria
Prof. Dr. Carlos Gracia, Spain
Prof. Daniel Guinard, France
Prof. Bo Jellesmark Thorsen, Denmark
Prof. Dr. Hubert Hasenauer, Austria (Chair 2009-2011)
Dr. Eeva Hellström, Finland
Prof. Dr. Karl Hogl, Austria
Dr. David Humphreys, United Kingdom
Prof. Dr. Markku Kanninen, Finland
Prof. Niels Elers Koch, Denmark
Prof. Michael Köhl, Germany
Prof. Dr. Cecil Konijnendijk, Spain
Dr. Antoine Kremer, France
Prof. Max Krott, Germany
Dr. Elena Kulikova, Russia
Prof. Jari Kuuluvainen, Finland
Prof. Dr. Karin Ljung, Sweden
Prof. Marco Marchetti, Italy (Chair 2012-2014)
Prof. Frits Mohren, the Netherlands (Chair 2002-2005)
Prof. Leena Paavilainen, Finland
Prof. Davide Pettenella, Italy
Prof. Jean-Luc Peyron, France
Prof. Eduardo Rojas Briales, Spain
Prof. Rodolphe Schlaepfer, Switzerland
Prof. Risto Seppälä, Finland
Prof. Margaret Shannon, United States/Germany
Prof. Bill Slee, United Kingdom (Chair 2015-2016)
Dr. Zoltán Somogyi, Hungary
Prof. Heinrich Spiecker, Germany (Chair 1994-2001)
Prof. Göran Ståhl, Sweden
Prof. Hubert Sterba, Austria
Dr. Victor Teplyakov, Russian Federation
Prof. Margarida Tomé, Portugal