GOVERNING BOARD

The EIRMA Governing Board is composed of elected representatives from among member companies’ Representatives and Alternates.

Board members serve two year terms of office, with the possibility for re-election.

(Read more about the previous EIRMA Presidents)

Governing Board Members

The current Governing Board was elected at the General Assembly held in Gothenburg in May 2019:

PositionNameOrganizationTitleCountry
PresidentDr Ernst LutzEIRMAPresidentDenmark
Past PresidentCarlos HärtelGEChairman of the GE Power AGGermany
Honorary PresidentDr Léopold DemiddeleerTechBridgeOne S.P.R.LOwnerBelgium
Vice PresidentDaniel WitthautEvonik Industries AGHead of Corporate Innovation StrategyGermany
MemberGabriele DobeneckerEmpaHead Marketing, Knowledge & Technology TransferSwitzerland
MemberMichael GudeUnileverGlobal Vice President R&DNetherlands
MemberOlivier LetessierAir LiquideR&D VPFrance

PROGRAMME PLANNING COMMITTEE

The EIRMA Programme Planning Committee (PPC) is responsible for establishing the programme of activities, which currently consists of approximately 12 events per year .

The PPC is composed of EIRMA experienced members with a strong understanding of Industrial R&D and Innovation:

Programme Planning Committee Members

PositionNameOrganizationTitleCountry
MemberHenri ChevrelAir LiquideR&D Programs DirectorFrance
MemberNicolas De AbajoArcelorMittalHead of ArcelorMittal Global R&D CentresSpain
MemberNicolas DubucMichelinFellow for Technology Intelligence and Knowledge ManagementFrance
MemberWerner FröhlingFlooring Technologies LtdManaging Director and Chief IP CounselMalta
MemberBernd KorvesSiemensHead of Visioning and ScoutingGermany
MemberNorbert Luetke-EntrupSiemensHead of Technology and Innovation Management, Corporate TechnologyGermany
MemberJosé Enrique RománBoeingManaging DirectorSpain
MemberAlejandro SanzIndependentIndependentNetherlands
MemberMonica SchofieldTuTech Innovation GmbhDirector International Cooperation & EU OfficeGermany