SPARC Europe Board Members

SPARC Europe is governed by a Board of Directors. This is an eminent group of individuals well known within the European research library community.

The board meets about 3 times a year to discuss strategy and current state of affairs.

  • Ms Laetitia Bracco, Head of the Research Data Support Service, University of Lorraine, France
  • Dr Raym Crow, Senior Consultant, SPARC, USA
  • Ms Jitka Dobbersteinová, Open Science Support Department Manager, The Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information, Slovak Republic
  • Mr Ludvig Forsman, Head of Library Services, Turku University Library, Finland
  • Dr Hamid Khan, Open Research Manager: Academic Engagement, Imperial College London, UK
  • Mr Ignasi Labastida i Juan, Head, Research Unit, Library, University of Barcelona, Spain (CHAIR)
  • Dr Frank C. Manista, Policy and Engagement Manager, Jisc, UK and LIBER
  • Ms Iva Melinscak Zlodi, Scholarly Communication and Eresources Librarian, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Mr Julien Sempéré, Director General of Mission Services, Paris-Saclay University, France
  • Ms Cecile Swiatek, University Library Director, Université Paris Nanterre and LIBER
  • Ms Aurélie Terrier, In charge of Ebooks and Databases, Bibliothèque Cantonale et Universitaire – Lausanne, Switzerland

SPARC Europe Statutes

For more information on the legal status of the foundation, download the Dutch revised SPARC Europe statutes 2020 or SPARC Europe revised statutes updated in 2020.

SPARC Europe has an ANBI status: It is a Dutch public benefit organisation. Download the Dutch 2021 report here.