The social development bank in Europe

Governing Board

The powers of the Governing Board are described in Article IX of the Articles of Agreement. It consists of a Chairperson and one representative for each member state.

The Governing Board sets out the general orientations for the Bank's activity, lays down the conditions for Bank membership by other states, decides on capital increases, approves the annual report, the accounts and the Bank's general balance sheet. It elects its own Chairperson and the Chairperson of the Administrative Council and appoints the Governor and the members of the Auditing Board.

Composition

CHAIRMAN
Dominique LAMIOT (France)

VICE-CHAIRPERSON
Emil RUFFER (Czech Republic)
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Albania
Albana DAUTLLARI
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary,  Permanent Representative of Albania to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg 

Belgium
Gilles HEYVAERT
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Belgium to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ivan ORLIĆ
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg 

Bulgaria
Katya TODOROVA
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Bulgaria to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Croatia
Toma GALLI
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Croatia to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Cyprus
Spyros ATTAS
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Czech Republic
Emil RUFFER
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Denmark
Carsten STAUR
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Denmark to the OECD, Paris

Estonia
Katrin KIVI
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Estonia to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg 

Finland
Satu MATTILA-BUDICH
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Finland to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

France
Jean-Baptiste MATTEI
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of France to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Georgia
Irakli GIVIASHVILI
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Georgia to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Germany
Rolf MAFAEL
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Germany to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Greece
Panayiotis BEGLITIS
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Greece to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Holy See
Mgr Paolo RUDELLI
Special Envoy and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Hungary
Ágnes KERTÉSZ
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Hungary to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg 

Iceland
Kristján Andri STEFÁNSSON
Ambassador, Embassy of Iceland, Paris 

Ireland
Keith McBEAN
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Ireland to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Italy
Michele GIACOMELLI 
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Italy to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg 

Kosovo
Mimoza AHMETAJ
Consul General of Kosovo, Strasbourg 

Latvia
Ivars PUNDURS
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Latvia to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Liechtenstein
Daniel OSPELT
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Liechtenstein to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg 

Lithuania
Laima JUREVIČIENĖ
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Lithuania to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Luxembourg
Stephan MÜLLER
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Luxembourg to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Malta
Joseph A. FILLETTI
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Malta to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Republic of Moldova
Corina CĂLUGĂRU
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Moldova to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Montenegro
Božidarka KRUNIĆ
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Montenegro to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Netherlands
Roeland BÖCKER
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

North Macedonia
c/o Olgica VASILEVSKA

Chargé d'Affaires a.i., Permanent Representation of North Macedonia to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg 

Norway
Elisabeth WALAAS
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Norway to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Poland
Janusz STAŃCZYK 
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Poland to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Portugal
João Maria CABRAL
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Portugal to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg 

Romania
Razvan RUSU
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary,  Permanent Representative of Romania to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

San Marino
Sylvie BOLLINI
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary,  Permanent Representative of San Marino to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Serbia
Aleksandra DJUROVIĆ
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Serbia to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Slovak Republic
Marek EŠTOK
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of the Slovak Republic to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg 

Slovenia
Eva TOMIČ
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Slovenia to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg 

Spain
Manuel MONTOBBIO
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Spain to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg 

Sweden
Torbjörn HAAK
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Sweden to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg 

Switzerland
Christian MEUWLY
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg 

Turkey
Kaan ESENER
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Turkey to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Meetings in 2019

29 March
5 July
6 December