Management Board

The HBM4EU Management Board consists of the Coordinator, the Co- Coordinator, the Pillar Leaders, the National Hub Coordinator, and the leaders of all Work Packages. The European Commission is invited as an observer when deemed relevant.

The thirteen members of the Management Board are listed below. They may be substituted by fully mandated representatives.

Argelia Castaño
Institute of Health Carlos III
Catherine Ganzleben
European Environment Agency
Dimosthenis Sarigiannis
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Erik Lebret
Dutch National Institute of Public Health and the Environment (RIVM)
Greet Schoeters
VITO
Hanna Tolonen
National Institute for Health and Welfare
Jana Klánová
Masaryk University, Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment (RECETOX)
Jean-Philippe Antignac
French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
Marike Kolossa-Gehring
German Environment Agency (UBA)
Nicolas Olea
University of Granada
Ovnair Sepai
Public Health England
Robert Barouki
French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM)
Ulrike Fiddicke
German Environment Agency (UBA)

The Management Board oversees the implementation of the HBM4EU according to the overall 5-year plan and the annual work plans. It monitors progress against the milestones and deliverables and is responsible for overall quality control of project outputs.

The Management Board promotes coordination and collaboration across the three Pillars, and the Work Packages therein. This involves maintaining a dialogue with the National Hubs and fostering their engagement.

The Management Board oversees all resource expenditure under the project.

All decision to be set before the Governing Board are prepared by the Management Board. The Board is responsible for informing the Governing Board about the ethics and legal framework for the project, implemented through ethics controls and the Data Management Plan.

The Management Board will also inform the Governing Board regarding links to other relevant initiatives at national, EU and global level.

Should the consortium encounter problems during project implementation, then the Management Board is responsible for developing solutions. The Management Board can refer to the Governing Board if no agreement can be found or if the solution requires major deviations from agreed work plans.

The Management Board meets six times per year.

The minutes of the Management Board meetings are available below.

Management Board meeting minutes 03-04 September 2018

Management Board meeting minutes 16 August 2018 (telephone conference)

Management Board meeting minutes 28-29 June 2018

Management Board meeting minutes 08 May 2018

Management Board meeting minutes 05-06 March 2018

Management Board meeting minutes 26 January 2018

Management Board meeting minutes 10 November 2017

Management Board meeting minutes 09 September 2017

Management Board meeting minutes 25 August 2017

Management Board meeting minutes 25 July 2017

Management Board meeting minutes 29-30 June 2017

Management Board meeting minutes 4 May 2017

Management Board meeting minutes 27 March 2017

Management Board meeting minutes 3 February 2017