Dr. Killian Halpin re-elected Chairperson of the JRC Board of Governors
Dr. Killian Halpin
Dr. Killian Halpin (Ireland) was re-elected Chairperson of the JRC Board of Governors at its last meeting in Oslo (Norway) on Thursday 17 June 2010. This will be Dr. Halpin's second three-year term of service as the Chairperson.
On the same occasion, the JRC Board of Governors elected Ms. Kerstin Eliasson (Sweden) as Deputy Chairperson and Dr. Hans Peter Jensen (Denmark) as Delegate to the High Level Users Group.
The JRC Board of Governors assists and advises the Director-General and the Commission on matters relating to the strategic role of the JRC and its scientific, technical and financial management. The Board consists of high-level representatives from the EU Member States and FP7 Associated Countries. They are nominated by the Commission upon designation of the country's authorities.