Identification committee

An identification committee has advised the European Commission on the selection of the advisors following three calls for nominations in July 2015, November 2017 and June 2020.

Committee members 2020

Rianne Letschert

 

Rianne Letschert

Rector Magnificus Maastricht University, member of the Executive Board. Professor International Law and Victimology Maastricht Law School, since 2016

Janez Potočnik

 

Janez Potočnik

Co-Chair of UNEP International Resource Panel, Former European Commissioner for Science&Research followed by Environment, and Partner SYSTEMIQ

Henrik C. Wegener

 

Henrik C. Wegener

Rector, University of Copenhagen, since 2017

Committee members 2015 and 2018

Biographies correct at the time of membership.

Rianne Letschert

Rianne Letschert

Director and professor of victimology and international law at the International Victimology Institute Tilburg, The Netherlands (INTERVICT).

Sir David King

Sir David King

UK Government’s Chief Scientific Advisor from 2000 – 2007. Appointed as the UK Foreign Secretary’s Special Representative for Climate Change in September 2013.

António Vitorino

António Vitorino

President of the Jacques Delors Institute and a lawyer by profession since 1982, he has been an associate at the law firm Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira & Associados, Portugal, since 2005.