ESEB Officers

The ESEB board (= steering committee) consists of nine officers elected by the membership. The President, the Vice President, the Evolution Letters Officer, and the Congress Organizer are elected for a two-year term. The JEB Editor-in-Chief, the Secretary, and the Executive Vice-President join the board for four years, at least. Beside the two-year term of office as president, the President is part of the steering committee as President-Elect during the two years before office and remains on the board as Past President for another two years.

President 2021 – 2023

Astrid Groot
University of Amsterdam, NL

President-Elect 2021 – 2023

Tracey Chapman
University of East Anglia, UK

Past President 2021 – 2023

Ophélie Ronce
Institut des Sciences de l’Évolution (ISEM), FR

Vice-President 2019 – 2021

Andrea Betancourt
University of Liverpool, UK

Executive Vice-President 2019 – 2023

Koen Verhoeven
Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW)

Secretary 2021 – 2025

Ellen Decaestecker
KU Leuven, BE

Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Evolutionary Biology (JEB)

Max Reuter
University College London, UK

Evolution Letters Officer

Mike G. Ritchie
University of St. Andrews, UK

Congress Organizer (ESEB 2021)

Lukáš Kratochvil
Charles University Prague, CZ

Office Manager

Ute Moniatte
office@eseb.org

Mailing address:
Ute Moniatte
Postfach 910225
90260 Nuremberg
Germany

Past Officers of ESEB

ESEB Presidents

  • 2017 – 2019    Ophélie Ronce, FR
  • 2017 – 2019    Nina Wedell, UK
  • 2015 – 2017    Laurent Keller, CH
  • 2013 – 2015    Roger Butlin, UK
  • 2011 – 2013    Brian Charlesworth, UK
  • 2009 – 2011    Siv Andersson, SE
  • 2007 – 2009    Isabelle Olivieri, FR
  • 2005 – 2007    Paul Brakefield, NL
  • 2003 – 2005    Rolf Hoekstra, NL
  • 2001 – 2003    Deborah Charlesworth, UK
  • 1999 – 2001    Godfrey Hewitt, UK
  • 1997 – 1999    Stephen Stearns, CH
  • 1995 – 1997    Wim Scharloo, NL
  • 1993 – 1995    John Harper, UK
  • 1991 – 1993    John Maynard Smith, UK
  • 1989 – 1991    Bengt Bengtsson, SE
  • 1987 – 1989    Arthur Cain, UK

ESEB Vice Presidents

  • 2019 – 2021    Sara Magalhães, PT
  • 2017 – 2019    Anna-Liisa Laine, FI/CH
  • 2015 – 2017    Juha Merilä, FI
  • 2013 – 2015    Dieter Ebert, CH
  • 2011 – 2013    Anneli Hoikkala, FI
  • 2009 – 2011    Sally Otto, CA
  • 2007 – 2009    Mauro Santos, ES
  • 2005 – 2007    Paul Schmid-Hempel, CH
  • 2003 – 2005    Michel Raymond, FR
  • 2001 – 2003    Pekka Pamilo, FI
  • 1999 – 2001    Koos Boomsma, DK
  • 1997 – 1999    Alessandro Minelli, IT
  • 1995 – 1997    Isabelle Olivieri, FR
  • 1993 – 1995    Linda Partridge, UK
  • 1991 – 1993    Adam Lomnicki, PL
  • 1989 – 1991    Jean David, FR
  • 1987 – 1989    Peter Calow, UK

ESEB Executive Vice Presidents

  • 2015 – 2019    Jacintha Ellers, NL
  • 2011 – 2015    Leo Beukeboom, NL
  • 2007 – 2011    Patsy Haccou, NL
  • 2005 – 2007    Xavier Vekemans, FR
  • 2001 – 2005    Jon Ågren, SE
  • 1997 – 2001    Jos van Damme, NL
  • 1993 – 1997    Pekka Pamilo, SE
  • 1987 – 1993    Volker Loeschcke, DK

ESEB Secretaries

  • 2017 – 2021    John Pannell, CH
  • 2013 – 2017    Hinrich Schulenburg, DE
  • 2009 – 2013    Tadeusz Kawecki, CH
  • 2003 – 2009    Dieter Ebert, CH
  • 1997 – 2003    Jacqui Shykoff, FR
  • 1993 – 1997    Wilfried Gabriel, DE
  • 1991 – 1993    Laura Zonta, IT
  • 1990 – 1991    Bruno Baur, CH
  • 1987 – 1990    Arie van Noordwijk, CH

JEB Editor-in-Chiefs

  • 2017 – 2021    Wolf Blanckenhorn, CH
  • 2011 – 2017    Mike Ritchie, UK
  • 2007 – 2011    Allen J. Moore, UK
  • 2003 – 2007    Juha Merilä, FI
  • 2000 – 2003    Peter van Tienderen, NL
  • 1995 – 1999    Rolf Hoekstra, NL
  • 1991 – 1995    Pierre Henri Gouyon, FR
  • 1987 – 1991    Stephen C. Stearns, CH

Evolution Letters Officer

  • 2018 –     Mike Ritchie, UK

ESEB Congress Organizers

  • 2017 – 2019    Craig Primmer, FI
  • 2015 – 2017    Leo Beukeboom, NL
  • 2013 – 2015    Nicolas Perrin, CH
  • 2011 – 2013    Octávio S. Paulo, PT
  • 2009 – 2011    Nico Michiels, DE
  • 2007 – 2009    Cristina Lorenzi and Gabriella Sella, IT
  • 2005 – 2007    Jacob Höglund, Jon Ågren, and Mats Björklund, SE
  • 2003 – 2005    Jan Kozlowski, PL
  • 2001 – 2003    Roger Butlin, UK
  • 1999 – 2001    Volker Loeschcke, DK
  • 1997 – 1999    Antionio Fontdevilla, ES
  • 1995 – 1997    Jos van Damme, NL
  • 1993 – 1995    Nick Barton, UK
  • 1991 – 1993    François Catzeflis, FR
  • 1989 –  1991    Gabor Vida, HU
  • 1987 – 1989    Valerio Sbordoni, IT
  • 1987 – 1987    Stephen C. Stearns,  CH

Affiliations/Countries listed at the time of the officer’s term