Assembly of Members

ECRIN is governed by the Assembly of Members, which is composed of a representative from the government of each member or observer country. Current members include:


  • Rafael de Andrés Medina – Carlos III Health Institute (Instituto de Salud Carlos III, ISCIII), Spain


  • Vice chair: Maria Ferrantini – National Institute of Health (Istituto Superiore di Sanita, ISS), Italy
  • Marta Abrantes (Portugal)
  • Renáta Chudackova (Czech Republic)
  • Alexander Grundmann (Germany)
  • Eric Guittet (France)
  • Annette Magnin (Switzerland)
  • Øyvind Melien (Norway) 
  • Daniel Pella (Slovakia) 
  • Csaba Vadadi-Fülöp (Hungary) 
  • Oonagh Ward (Ireland)  

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee oversees activities and provides advice on budget, work plan and scientific/technical matters. It is composed of the Chair and Vice Chair of both the Assembly of Members and the Network Committee (see below) as well as the Director General. 

Network Committee

The Network Committee represents the scientific partners and has an advisory role for the Assembly of Members and Director General. It is composed of one senior delegate of each Scientific Partner from Member and Observer Countries. 

Advisory Board

The ECRIN Advisory Board is composed of individuals representing diverse areas related to clinical research, both in Europe and internationally. Members provide input and recommendations to the AoM on all matters related to the activities of the infrastructure and its further development.