In year 2021, EAERE members will vote for a President (who will join the Council as President-Elect in 2022-2023, serve as President in 2024-2025, and act as Past-President in 2026-2027), and two new members of the Council who will serve for four years beginning in 2022.

The nominations are being handled by a Nominating Committee comprised of Matti Liski (chair), Lucas Bretschger, and Astrid Dannenberg. If you have a candidate whom you would like to see nominated, please fill in the nomination form before March 1st, 2021.

The following criteria are proposed for the two categories of nominees:



We seek an enthusiastic and inspiring candidate with demonstrated capacity for:

– Team leadership and consensus building
– Strategic thinking
– Organisational development and management abilities
– Fund raising
– Intellectual contribution
– The personal and other qualities required to build on previous growth and guide the Association toward a successful future

Council Members

Demonstrated capacities as regards:

– Intellectual contribution
– Niche area(s) of potential contribution – e.g. finance, communication, membership development, contacts in new areas, disciplines or countries, fund raising, organisation of conferences or workshops, contacts with industry, institutions, policy and politics, etc.
– Journals development
– Personal qualities re networking, ability to communicate, reach consensus
– Other (EAERE ‘history’ etc.)

The names of the four candidates for Council members and two candidates for President will be announced in early May. Their profiles will be posted in the Association’s website.

In early June EAERE members will receive detailed information about the voting mechanism. Elections will close on July 10th. The results of the elections will be announced in mid-July.