The Annual General Assembly of Members took place on Thursday 31 May in Brussels as part of the 29th EFC Conference, with several key changes approved to the EFC governance.


  • Katherine Watson (European Cultural Foundation) is thanked by her fellow members following her retirement and steps down as Vice President from the Management Committee
  • Klaus Wehmeier (Körber-Stiftung) becomes Vice-President 
  • Vesna Bajšanski-Agić (Mozaik Foundation) joins the Management Committee as a Member


New members of the Governing Council

King Baudouin Foundation, GC representative: Mr Luc Tayart de Borms

Oak Foundation, GC representative: Mr Vinit Rishi

Robert Bosch Stiftung, GC representative: Ms Sandra Breka

Rockefeller Brothers Fund, GC representative: Ms Elizabeth Campbell

Fondazione Cariplo, GC representative: Mr Sergio Urbani

‘’la Caixa’’ Banking Foundation, GC representative: Mr Àngel Font

Fondation de France, GC representative: Mr Frédéric Théret

National Foundation for Civil Society Development Croatia, GC representative: Ms Cvjetana Plavsa-Matic

Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, GC representative: Mr Göran Blomqvist


New composition of the Management Committee as of 31 May 2018:

Massimo Lapucci, Fondazione CRT, Chair

Klaus Wehmeier, Körber-Stiftung, Vice Chair

Christina Lambropoulou, Stavros Niarchos Foundation, Treasurer


Antti Arjava, Finnish Cultural Foundation

Rui Esgaio, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian

Sara Llewellin, Barrow Cadbury Trust

Vesna Bajšanski-Agić, Mozaik Foundation


Find out more about the EFC’s governance, including full list of Governing Council and Management Committee