Steering Committee

Steering Committee

The Standing Group is run by an elected steering committee. A new steering committee consisting of 5 fellows (including 2 convenors) was elected in September 2018. The new convenors will be elected early 2019.

The convenors for the period (2015-2018) are Kimmo Grönlund and André Bächtiger.

The convenors:

Kimmo Grönlund 17.2.2015

Professor Kimmo Grönlund, Åbo Akademi University



Professor André Bächtiger, University of Stuttgart


Members of the Steering Committee (2015-2018):

André Bächtiger (University of Stuttgart, Germany)
Joan Font (IESA, Spain)
Brigitte Geissel (Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main)
Kimmo Grönlund (Åbo Akademi University)
Graham Smith (Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster, United Kingdom)

Members of the new Steering Committee (2019-2022):

André Bächtiger (University of Stuttgart)
Nicole Curato (University of Canberra)
Kimmo Grönlund (Åbo Akademi University)
Sofie Marien (KU Leuven)
Jane Suiter (Dublin City University)