GENE is governed by a Board composed of participating agencies, selected by GENE participating Agencies and Ministries.

The current Board comprises:

Mr. Liam Wegimont (GENE Chair)

Mr Arnfinn Nygaard (Rorg, Norway)

Ms. Mirjam Bonting (NCDO, The Netherlands)


The work of the GENE Secretariat is facilitated by:

Ms. Luisa Teotonio Pereira, Director (Lisbon)

Mr. Dirk Bocken, Roundtables & Networking (Brussels)

Ms. Ditta Dolejsiova Trindade, Increase & Innovation (Bratislava)

Ms. Jo McAuley, Peer Reviews & Policy Research (London)


Dr. Helmuth Hartmeyer, Adviser to the Board (Vienna)

Ms. Lidia Labbaci, Office Manager (Florence)

Ms. Katarina Kovacova, Assistant to the Secretariat (Bratislava)

Ms. Barbara Treacy, Office Assistant (Dublin)

Ms. Debbie Brennan, Accounts (Dublin)

Mr. David Gorman, Financial Adviser (Dublin)

Please use the following form to contact with GENE: