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Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is responsible for the overall policy concerning the conduct, management and operation of the Program. The Board members are responsible to their governments and/or government funding agencies. The Board appoints the members of the Council of Scientists. One or two Board members are appointed by each of the member states and two by the European Union.

Australia
Prof. Anne KELSO
National Health and Medical Research Council
Canberra
 

 

Canada
Dr. Danika GOOSNEY
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
Ottawa
Mr. Adrian MOTA
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Ottawa
European Commission
Under Appointment  
France
Dr. Jacques DEMOTES-MAINARD
Directorate General for Research and Innovation
Ministry of Higher Education and Research
Paris
 
Germany
Dr. Ingrid OHLERT
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
Bonn
Dr. Eva NOURNEY
Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Berlin
India
Prof. Apurva SARIN
National Centre for Biological Sciences
Bangalore
 
Italy
Prof. Piergiorgio STRATA
University of Turin
Prof. Glauco TOCCHINI-VALENTINI
Institute of Cell Biology
University of Rome
Japan
Prof Shigekazu NAGATA (President)
University of Osaka
Mr. Toichi SAKATA
Japan Space Forum 
Tokyo
Republic of Korea
Mr. Hee-Kwon JUNG
International Cooperation Bureau
Ministry of Science and ICT
Sejong-si
Prof. Yoo-Hun SUH
Gachon University
Incheon
New Zealand
Prof. Andrew MERCER
University of Otago
Dunedin
 
Norway
Prof. Rein AASLAND (Vice President)
University of Oslo
 
Singapore
Prof. San LING
Nanyang Technological University
Prof. Teck Seng LOW
National Research Foundation
Switzerland
Dr. Irene KNUESEL
Swiss National Science Foundation
Prof. Pierre MAGISTRETTI
Center for Psychiatric Neuroscience (CNP)
Dept of Psychiatry, CHUV and University of Lausanne
United Kingdom
Dr. Mark PALMER (Treasurer) 
Medical Research Council 
London
Prof. Melanie WELHAM
Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council
Swindon
United States of America
Dr. Roger GLASS
Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health
Bethesda
Dr. Theresa GOOD
National Science Foundation
Alexandria

 

President

 

Shigekazu Nagata was appointed President of HFSPO and Chair of the Board of Trustees in July 2018.

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