Organization

NEOBIOTA

  • President: Montserrat Vilà, elected President of NEOBIOTA in 2014, during the meeting in Antalya, and reelected during the Dun Laughaire meeting in 2018. She has been Vice President from 2012 to 2014.
  • Vice President: Franz Essl, elected Vice President of NEOBIOTA in 2014, during the meeting in Antalya, and reelected during the Dun Laughaire meeting in 2018.
  • Secretary: Uwe Starfinger, Secretary of NEOBIOTA since 1999.
  • Honorary President: Ingo Kowarik, co-ordinating NEOBIOTA from 1999 to 2014 and elected President in 2012, during the meeting in Pontevedra, Spain, and Honorary President in 2014, during the meeting in Antalya.

NEOBIOTA Board

The NEOBIOTA Board includes 10 experts from Europe. The main tasks are:

  • Represent NEOBIOTA and enhance communication and research at the European level
  • Decide on the future development of NEOBIOTA and on the venue of the NEOBIOTA conferences
  • Elect the President and Vice President of NEOBIOTA

Members of the NEOBIOTA Board

  1. Sven Bacher
  2. Giuseppe Brundu
  3. Franz Essl
  4. Piero Genovesi
  5. Ingo Kowarik – Honorary President
  6. Ingolf Kühn
  7. Bruce Osborne
  8. Petr Pysek
  9. Helen Roy
  10. Montserrat Vilà

NEOBIOTA Council

The NEOBIOTA Council is expected to include two experts from each European country. The main tasks are:

  • Represent NEOBIOTA and enhance further work in the field of biological invasions at the national level;
  • Represent the national scientific communities and enhance communication and research at the European level

Members of the NEOBIOTA Council

1 = Elected at NEOBIOTA 2008 in Prague
2 = Elected at NEOBIOTA 2010 in Copenhagen
3 = Elected at NEOBIOTA 2018 in Dun Laughaire

Country First name Last name Elected
Armenia George Fayvush 2
Austria Franz Essl 3
Austria Wolfgang Rabitsch 3
Belgium Etienne Branquart 1
Belgium Grégory Mahy 1
Bulgaria Rumen Tomov 1
Bulgaria Katia Trencheva 1
Croatia Sandra Hudina 3
Croatia Sven Jelaska 3
Czech Republic Petr Pysek 3
Czech Republic Jan Pergl 3
Denmark Helen Nyegaard Hvid 3
Estonia Merike Linnamägi 2
Finland Harry Helmisaari 2
France Philippe Clergeau 1
Germany Jonathan Jeschke 3
Germany Ingolf Kühn 3
Hungary Zoltan Botta-Dukat 1
Ireland Bruce Osborne 3
Ireland Jane Stout 3
Italy Giuseppe Brundu 3
Italy Piero Genovesi 3
Latvia Agnese Priede 2
Lithuania Zigmantas Gudžinskas 2
Lithuania Sergej Olenin 2
Luxembourg Christian Ries 2
Netherlands Marielle van Riel 2
Netherlands Tanja Speek 2
Norway Toril Moen 2
Norway Odd Stabbetorp 1
Poland Wojciech Solarz 1
Poland Barbara Tokarska-Guzik 1
Portugal Elizabete Marchante 1
Portugal Ronaldo Sousa 1
Romania Manole Traian 3
Romania Paulina Anastasiu 3
Russia Yuri Dgebuadze 1
Russia Vadim Panov 2
Slovakia Alexander Fehér 1
Slovakia Ema Gojdicova 1
Slovenia Nejc Jogan 1
Spain Montserrat Vilà 3
Spain Emili Garcia-Berthou 3
Sweden Melanie Josefsson 2
Switzerland Sven Bacher 3
Turkey Ahmet Uludag 2
Turkey Ilhan Uremis 2
UK Tim Blackburn 3
UK Helen Roy 3