Former Members and Observers

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Presidents of the Network

  • Mr. Guy Canivet (France) (10 March 2004 - 12 June 2006)
  • Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers (UK) (12 June 2006 - 30 June 2008)
  • Mr. Torben Melchior (Denmark) (30 June 2008 - 19 March 2010)
  • The Hon. Dr. Irmgard Griss (Austria) (19 March 2010 - 13 October 2011)
  • Dr. András Baka (Hungary) (13 October 2011 - 31 December 2011)
  • Mr Geert Corstens (Netherlands) (1 January 2012 - 31 December 2014)
  • Ms. Susan Denham (Ireland) (1 January 2014 - 31 December 2016)
  • Mr. Priit Pikamäe (Estonia) (1 January 2017 - 31 December 2018)
  • Mr. Jean-Claude Wiwinius (Luxembourg) (1 January 2019 - 25 May 2021)
  • Mrs Bettina Limperg (Germany) (26 April 2021 - 

 

(*) Founding Member

ALBANIA (application for admission as an observer in October 2016)

  • Mr. Xhezair Zaganjori (1 October 2016 - 2020)

GERMANY

  • Prof. Dr. Günter Hirsch (*) (15 July 2000 - 31 January 2008)
  • Prof. Dr. Klaus Tolkdorf (1 February 2008 - 31 January 2014)
  • Mrs Bettina Limperg (1 July 2014 - 

AUSTRIA

  • Dr. Johann Rzeszut (*) (2003 - 2006)
  • Dr. Irmgard Griss (2007 - 2006)
  • Dr. Eckart Ratz (1 January 2012 - 30 June 2018)
  • Dr. Elisabeth Lovrek (1 July 2018 - 

BELGIUM

  • Mr Marc Lahousse (*)
  • Mr. Ghislain Londers (2007)
  • Mr. Etienne Goethals (June 2012 - March 2014))
  • Mr. Jean de Codt (April 2014 - March 2019)
  • Ms Beatrijs Deconinck (1 April 2019 - 

BULGARIA (application for admission as an observer in 2004 - Member since 1 January 2007)

  • Mr. Ivan Grigorov
  • Mr. Lasar Gruev
  • Mr. Lozan Panov (10 February 2015 - 10 February 2022)
  • Mrs Galina Zaharova (10 February 2022 -

CYPRUS

  • Mr. Christos Artemides (* - Board, Helsinki 26 May 2004)
  • Mr. Petros Artemis (10 September 2008)
  • Mr. Demetrios Hadjihambis (19 June 2013)
  • Mr. Myron Michael Nicolatos (25 July 2014 - 17 June 2020)
  • Mr. Stelios Nathanael (18 June 2020 - 9 November 2020)
  • Ms Persefoni Panayi ( 10 November 2020 - 

CROATIA (Observer and Member of the Network since 1 July 2013)

  • Mr. Branko Hrvatin (19 July 2005 - 19 July 2017)
  • Mr. Đuro Sessa (20 July 2017 - 17 October 2021)
  • Mr. Radovan Dobronić ( 18 October 2021 - 

DENMARK

  • Mr Hermann (* - Cs. Adm., Helsinki, 26 May 2004)
  • Mr. Torben Melchior (2005)
  • Mr. Børge Dahl (1 September 2010)
  • Mr. Poul Søgaard (1 June 2014 - 31January 2017)
  • Mr. Thomas Rørdam (1 February 2017 - 

SPAIN

  •  Mr. D. Francisco José Hernando Santiago (*)
  •  Mr. Carlos Divar Blanco (September 2008 - June 2012)
  •  Mr. Gonzalo Moliner (July 2012 - December2013)
  •  Mr. Carlos Lesmes Serrano (9 December 2013 -  

ESTONIA

  • Mr. Uno Lohmus (*)
  • Mr. Märt Rask (2004)
  • Mr. Priit Pikamäe (13 September 2013 - 3 February 2019)
  • Mr. Villu Kõve (4 February 2019 - 

FINLAND

  • Mr. Leif Sevon (*)
  • Ms. Pauliine Koskelo (1 January 2006 - 31 December 2015)
  • Mr. Timo Esko (1 January 2016 - 31 August 2019)
  • Mr. Tatu Leppänen (1 September 2019 - 

FRANCE

  • Mr. Guy Canivet (*)
  • Mr. Vincent Lamanda (30 May 2007 - 30 June 2014)
  • Mr. Bertrand Louvel (16 July 2014 - 6 July 2019)
  • Ms Chantal Arens (22 July 2019 - 

GREECE

  • Mr. Georgios Kapos (18 July 2002 - 30 June 2005)
  • Mr. Romilos Kedikoglou (13 July 2005 - 30 June 2007)
  • Mr. Vasileios Nikopoulos (24 July 2007 - 30 June 2009)
  • Mr Georgios Kalamidas (30 July 2009 - 30 June 2011)
  • Ms. Rena Asimakopoulou (8 July 2011 - 30 June 2013)
  • Mr. Michail Theocharidis (8 August 2013 - 30 June 2014)
  • Mr. Athanasios Koutromanos (12 August 2014 - 30 June 2015)
  • Ms. Vasiliki Thanou-Christofilou (1 July 2015 - 30 June 2017)
  • Mr. Vasileios Peppas (18 September 2017 - 30 June 2019)
  • Mr. Iosif Tsalaganidis (4 September 2019 - 30 June 2020)
  • Mrs. Angeliki Aleiferopoulou (1 July 2020 - 1 July 2021)
  • Mrs. Maria Georgiou (2 July 2021 - 

HUNGARY

  • Dr Zoltan Lomnici (*)
  • Dr. András Baka (22 June 2009 - 31 December 2011)
  • Mr. Péter Darák (1 January 2012 - 31 December 2020)
  • Dr András Zs. Varga (1 January 2021 - 

IRELAND

  • Mr. Ronan Keane (*)
  • Mr. John L. Murray (2004 - 2011)
  • Ms. Susan Denham (25 July 2011 - 27 July 2017)
  • Mr. Frank Clarke (28 July 2017 - 10 October 2021)
  • Mr. Donal O’Donnell (11 October 2021 - 

ICELAND (application for admission as an observer in 2004 - withdrawal in 2008)

  • Mr Markus Sigürbjörnsson
  • Mr. Gunnlaugur Claessen (2006)

ITALY

  • Teacher. Nicola Marvulli (*) (24 August 2001)
  • Mr. Vincenzo Carbone (24 July 2007)
  • Mr. Ernesto Lupo (13 July 2010)
  • Mr. Giorgio Santacroce (13 May 2013 - 31 December 2015)
  • Dott. Giovanni Canzio (1 January 2016 - 31 December 2017)
  • Mr. Giovanni Mammone (4 January 2018 - 19 July 2020)
  • Mr. Pietro Curzio (20 July 2020 -  

LATVIA

  • Mr. Gunars Aigars (*)
  • Mr. Andris Gulans
  • Mr. Ivars Bičkovičs (2008 - 15 June 2020)
  • Mr. Aigars Strupišs (16 June 2020 - 

LIECHTENSTEIN (observer status)

  • Mr. Hansjörg Rück
  • Mr. Hubertus Schumacher ( 1January 2015 -

LITHUANIA

  • Mr. Vytautas Greicius (*)
  • Mr. Gintaras Kryzevicius (5 November 2009)
  • Dr Rimvydas Norkus (22 December 2014 - 31 December 2019)
  • Acting President Ms Sigita Rudėnaitė ( 2020 - 

LUXEMBOURG

  • Mr. Marc Thill (*)
  • Mr. Marc Schlungs (1 April 2007)
  • Ms. Marie-Paule Engel (1 October 2008)
  • Mr Georges Santer (1 May 2012)
  • Mr. Jean-Claude Wiwinius (2 August 2016 - 2 July 2021)
  • Mr. Roger Linden (3 July 2021 - 

MALTA

  • Mr. Vincent A. De Gaetano (26 August 2002)
  • Mr. Silvio Camilleri (9 September 2010 - 25 April 2018)
  • Mr. Joseph Azzopardi (26 April 2018 - 07 April 2020)
  • Mr. Mark Chetcuti (08 April 2020 - 

MONTENEGRO (application for admission as an observer in 2011)

  • Mrs. Vesna Medenica (13 October 2011 - 30 December 2020)
  • Mrs. Vesna Vučković (1 January 2021 - 

NORWAY (application for admission as an observer in 2004)

  • Mr. Tore Schei
  • Ms. Toril M. Øie (1 March 2016 - 

NETHERLANDS

  • Mr. Pim Haak (*)
  • Mr. W. J. M. Davids
  • Mr. Geert Corstens (2008)
  • Mr. Maarten Feteris (1 November 2014 - 14 October 2020)
  • Mrs Dineke de Groot (1 November 2020 - 

POLAND

  • Prof. Dr. hab. Lech Gardocki (*) 
  • Mr Stanisław Zbigniew Dąbrowski (19 October 2010)
  • Pr. Malgorzata Gersdorf (30 April 2014 - 3 April 2020)
  • Mrs. Malgorzata Manowska (26 May 2020 - 

PORTUGAL

  • Mr. Alberto Aragao Seia (*)
  • Mr. José Moura Nunès da Cruz (2005)
  • Mr. Luís António Noronha Nascimento (28 September 2006)
  • Mr. António Silva Henriques Gaspar (4 July 2013 - 4 October 2018)
  • Mr. António Joaquim Piçarra (4 October 2018 - 

CZECH REPUBLIC

  • JUDr. Iva Brozova (*)
  • Prof. JUDr. Pavel Šámal (22 January 2015 - 19 May 2020)
  • JUDr. Petr Angyalossy (20 May 2020 - 

 

ROMANIA (application for admission as an observer in 2004)

  • Prof. Univ. Dr. Nicolae Popa
  • Ms. Livia Doina Stanciu (16 September 2010 - 13 September 2016)
  • Ms. Cristina Iulia Tarcea (14 September 2016 - 14 September 2019)
  • Ms. Corina Alina Corbu (15 September 2019 - 

UK
[England

  • Lord Woolf of Barnes

Scotland

  • Lord Cullen of Whitekirk
  • Lord Hamilton (2005)

 

  • Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers (*)
  • Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury (1 October 2012 - 20 July 2017)
  • Lady Hale of Richmond (September 2017 - 10 January 2020)
  • Lord Reed of Allermuir (13 January 2020 - 

SLOVAKIA

  • JUDr. Milan Karabin (*)
  • Mr. Štefan Harabin (2009)
  • Ms. Daniela Švecová (16 September 2014 - October 2019)
  • Mr. Ján Šikuta (20 May 2020 - 

SLOVENIA

  • Mr. Franc Testen (2004 - 2010)
  • Mr. Branko Masleša (23 November 2010 - 14 February 2017)
  • Mr. Damijan Florjančič (14 February 2017 - 

SWEDEN

  • Mr. Bo Svensson (*)
  • Mr. Johan Munck (1 April 2007)
  • Ms. Marianne Lundius (1 March 2010)
  • Mr. Stefan Lindskog (1 January 2016 - 31 August 2018)
  • Mr. Anders Eka (1 September 2018 -