ESEB Officers

The ESEB board (= steer­ing com­mit­tee) con­sists of nine officers elec­ted by the mem­ber­ship. The Pres­id­ent, the Vice Pres­id­ent, the Evol­u­tion Let­ters (EL) Officer, and the Con­gress Organ­izer are elec­ted for a two-year term. The Edit­or-in-Chief of the Journ­al of Evol­u­tion­ary Bio­logy (JEB), the Sec­ret­ary, and the Exec­ut­ive Vice-Pres­id­ent join the board for four years. 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.

Current Steering Committee

Picture A. Groot

President

Astrid Groot
Uni­ver­sity of Ams­ter­dam, NL

Picture Tracey Chapman

President Elect

Tracey Chap­man
Uni­ver­sity of East Anglia, UK

Past President

Ophélie Ronce
Insti­tut des Sci­ences de l’Évolution, FR

Picture Ellen Decaestecker

Secretary

Ellen Decaesteck­er
KU Leuven, BE

Picture Andrea Betancourt

Vice President

Andrea Betan­court
Uni­ver­sity of Liv­er­pool, UK

Picture K. Verhoeven

Treasurer

Koen Ver­ho­even
NIOO-KNAW, NL

JEB Editor-in-Chief

Max Reu­ter
Uni­ver­sity Col­lege Lon­don, UK

Congress Organiser

Lukáš Kra­tochvil
Charles Uni­ver­sity Prague, CZ

EL Officer

Mike G. Ritch­ie
Uni­ver­sity of St. Andrews, UK

Past Officers of ESEB

ESEB Presidents

  • 2019 – 2021    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, 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 (Treasurers)

  • 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 – 2022 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, & 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