Governance

Management Committee

The Management Committee focuses on the day-to-day operational management of the EFC, and it consists of a group of individuals representing members of the Governing Council, including the Chair, the Vice-Chair, and the Treasurer of the Association and additional individuals representing members of the Governing Council. Only Members of the Governing Council, which have served at least one year on the Governing Council may be represented on the Management Committee.

  • Ewa Kulik-Bielińska

    Chair
    Executive Director, Stefan Batory Foundation

  • Katherine Watson

    Vice Chair
    Director, European Cultural Foundation

  • Göran Blomqvist

    Treasurer
    Managing Director, Stiftelsen Riksbankens Jubileumsfond

  • Antti Arjava

    Member
    Secretary General, Finnish Cultural Foundation

  • Massimo Lapucci

    Member
    Secretary General, Fondazione CRT

  • Sara Llewellin

    Member
    Chief Executive, Barrow Cadbury Trust

  • Klaus Wehmeier

    Member
    Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Körber-Stiftung

EFC Governing council

The mandate of the Governing Council is to guide the programmatic and strategic work of the EFC. The Governing Council consists of up to thirty (30) member organisations (minimum 14 organisations), which are elected amongst EFC voting members.

Additional information

The Chair serves for three years and presides over the Governing Council and Annual General Assembly, providing guidance on the strategic and programmatic work of the EFC. The Chair also gives input on the day-to-day operational management through the Management Committee. In addition, the Chair also represents the Governing Council in legal action involving the EFC both as plaintiff and as defendant.
The mandate of the Governing Council is to guide the programmatic and strategic work of the EFC. The Governing Council consists of up to thirty (30) member organisations (minimum 14 organisations), which are elected amongst EFC voting members.

The Management Committee focuses on the day-to-day operational management of the EFC, and it consists of a group of individuals representing members of the Governing Council, including the Chair, the Vice-Chair, and the Treasurer of the Association and additional individuals representing members of the Governing Council. Only Members of the Governing Council, which have served at least one year on the Governing Council may be represented on the Management Committee.

The Nomination Committee monitors the composition of the Governing Council and Management Committee, ensuring a balance of gender of representatives, geographic regions as well as the size and type of organisations that are represented in EFC governing bodies. The Audit Committee keeps an eye on the Centre's financial matters.

Nomination Committee members
  • Candan Fetvaci - Aydin Dogan Vakfi
  • Andrea Silvestri - Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Cuneo
  • Massimo Lanza - Fondazione di Venezia (Chair)
  • Nicolas Borsinger - Pro Victimis Foundation
  • Boudewijn de Blij - Stichting Fonds 1818
  • Oksana Oracheva - Vladimir Potanin Foundation
  • The EFC is registered under Belgian law as an international non-profit association (Association Internationale Sans But Lucratif AISBL) and is registered in the company register of commerce (Banque-Carrefour des Enterprises) with the number: 4568.10.414.