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The Council is the assembly where all member states are represented. It is the body having full decision‑making powers, including the adoption of the budget. The Council appoints the Managing Director as the legal representative of the
ERIC together with other members of the Management Board,  the executive
body of the ERIC.

Members of the SHARE ERIC-Council:

Dr. Maike Koops
Chair of SHARE-ERIC, Fed. Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Germany

Prof. Dr. Elsa Fornero
Vice Chair of SHARE-ERIC, Professor of Economics at the University of Turin, Italy

Matthias Reiter-Pázmándy
Austrian Delegate, Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research (BMWF)

Bart Dumolyn
Belgian Delegate, Flemish Government

Aziz Naji
Belgian Delegate, Belgian Federal Science Policy Office

Marc Vanholsbeeck
Belgian Delegate, Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles

Yumer Kodzhayumer
Bulgarian Delegate, Chief Expert at the Science Directorate, Ministry of Education and Science

Melita Čičak
Croatian Delegate, Assistant Minister for Pension System

Luka Rajčić
Croatian Delegate, Assistant Minister for Managment of EU Operational Programmes

Maria Matsi
Cypriot Delegate, Economic Officer, Ministry of Finance

Costas Stavrakis
Cypriot Delegate, Chief Actual Officer, Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance

Naďa Vaverová
Czech Delegate, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic

Drs. Joris Voskuilen
Dutch Delegate, Senior Policy Officer, The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)

Dr. Monika Wächter
German Delegate, Project Management Agency of the German Aerospace Centre (DLR)

Danae Farmaki
Greek Delegate, Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs

Prof. Stephen Clive Richardson
Greek Delegate, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences

Johanna Etner
French Delegate, French Ministry for Higher Education, Research and Innovation

Orsolya Rigó-Ditzendy
Hungarian Delegate, National Research, Development and Innovation Office

Sorel Har Lev
Israeli Delegate, PMO Government Israel

Daniel Gottlieb
Israeli Delegate, Research and Planning, National Insurance Institute

Barachi Delitzky
Israeli Delegate, Ministry for Social Equality 

Grazia Pavoncello
Italian Delegate, MIUR - Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Università e della Ricerca

Riccardo Pozzo
Italian Delegate, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche

Małgorzata Sarzalska   
Polish Delegate, Ministry of Labour and Social Policy

Albin Kralj
Slovenian Delegate, Ministry of Education, Science and Sport

Karolina Schlegel
Slovenian Delegate, Ministry of Education, Science and Sport

Susanna Bylin      
Swedish Delegate, Swedish Research Council

Boris Wernli
Swiss Observer, FORS