EGI.eu is a not-for-profit foundation established under Dutch law to coordinate and manage the European Grid Infrastructure (EGI) federation on behalf of its participants: National Grid Initiatives (NGIs) and European International Research Organisations (EIROs).
Oversee the operations of EGI to guarantee the integration of resources from providers around Europe into a seamless and secure e-infrastructure.
Coordinate the support provided to EGI’s user communities.
Work with technology providers to source high-quality and innovative software solutions to answer users’ requirements.
Represent the EGI federation in the wider Distributed Computing Infrastructures (DCI) community through coordination and participation in collaborative projects.
Coordinate the external services provided by partners in the community.
Steer the evolution of EGI’s policy and strategy development.
EGI.eu is governed by the EGI Council (members), which is responsible for defining the strategic direction of the EGI federation. The Council acts as the senior decision-making and supervisory authority of EGI.eu. The Council participants (table) are the National Grid Initiatives (NGIs) and European Intergovernmental Research Organisations (EIROs).
The Council delegates oversight of the day-to-day running of EGI.eu to the Executive Board currently with seven members. The Executive Board devolves financial and organisational responsibility to the Director, who is supported by a staff of 22 people based at the EGI.eu headquarters in Amsterdam. EGI.eu’s work is supported by the equivalent of another 22 full-time workers spread across many organisations around Europe.
The Executive Board can be contacted through firstname.lastname@example.org. The current members are:
Ludek Matyska (Chair) - elected 21/09/12 (First term: 1/1/13 - 31/12/14)
Isabel Campos - elected 14/4/2011 (Second term 01/07/11 - 30/06/13)
Matthew Dovey - elected 08/12/2011 (First term 01/03/12 - 28/02/14)
Vincent Breton - elected 21/11/2012 (First term: 01/12/12 - 30/11/14)
Arjen van Rijn - elected 08/12/2011 (Second term 01/03/12 - 28/02/14)
Michal Turala - elected 14/04/2011 (Second term 01/07/11 - 30/06/13)
Jorge Gomes - elected 29/01/2013 (First term 29/01/13 - 28/01/15)