Management Structure

Management Structure

Advisory Board

The Advisory board is chaired by the Coordinator. The following are the members of the Board:

  • Prof. Yochai Benkler, Harvard University
  • Prof. Li Xiaoming, Peking University, China
  • Franc Kozamernik, European Broadcasters Union
  • Dr. Christian Caron, Springer publishing
  • Prof. Bernardo A. Huberman, Hewlett Packard Laboratories
  • Prof. Douglas White, University of California, Irvine
  • Prof. David C. Parkes, Harvard University

General Assembly

The General Assembly consists of elected representatives of all legal entities forming the Consortium of QLectives.


Steering Committee

The Steering Committee consists of the Coordinator and all of the Work Package leaders as appointed by the General Assembly of the QLectives project.



The Coordinator is the legal entity acting as the intermediary between the QLectives Consortium and the European Commission. The Coordinator is supported by a Project Manager who is employed at the University of Surrey and is responsible for the financial project management, organisation of meetings and maintaining the communication between the Consortium members, including timely submission of reports.

Coordinator: Nigel Gilbert, UniS


Project Manager

The Project Manager provides assistance to the Coordinator (Prof. Gilbert from UniS) who holds ultimate responsibility for overall project coordination.

Project Manager : Maria Xenitidou, UniS


Partner Leaders

Each Partner has a person in charge of the local coordination of the project. They are:

  • Prof. Nigel Gilbert, UniS
  • Dr. Johan Pouwelse, TUD
  • Prof. Dirk Helbing, ETH Zurich
  • Dr. Mark Jelasity, USZ
  • Prof. Yi-Cheng Zhang, UNI Fribourg
  • Prof. Andrzej Nowak, UWAR
  • Dr. Camille Roth, CNRS
  • Christoph Dosch, IRT

Work Package Leaders

Each Workpackage (WP) has a leader, appointed by the General Assembly. The list below shows the project partners and the work packages they are leaders of:

  • UniS - WP 1.4, WP 5, WP 6
  • TUD - WP 2.1, WP 4.1, WP 4.3
  • ETH Zurich - WP 1.1, WP 1.4, WP 3.1
  • USZ - WP 2.3
  • UNI Fribourg - WP 1.3, WP 2.2, WP 4.2
  • UWAR - WP 1.2, WP 3.2 WP 5
  • CNRS -WP 3.3
  • IRT - WP 4.4

Publications and Events Committee

The publications and events committee oversees the organisation and administration of a variety of scientific events, ranging from small expert workshops to contributions to major international conferences, including the sponsorship and other arrangements.

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Deliverables Committee

The deliverables committee monitors the quality of the project deliverables before they are released.

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