ASBL – International Board of Directors

François Bourguignon President LIS – Ex Officio

Executive Committee Members

Serge Allegrezza * Luxembourg STATEC [Central Statistical Service]
Daniele Checchi Secretary General LIS – Ex Officio
Johan Fritzell Sweden Aging Research Center [ARC] Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm University
Janet Gornick United States The Graduate Center – City University of New York
Reeve Vanneman India University of Maryland (US)
Ingrid Woolard South Africa University of Cape Town

Other Members

Stefan Weick * Germany GESIS [Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences]
Carsten Schröder Germany SOEP/DIW [German Institute for Economic Research]
Aziz Naji Belgium Federal Science Policy Office
Veli-Matti Ritakallio Finland University of Turku
Andrea Brandolini * Italy Bank of Italy
Brian Kleiner * Switzerland FORS [Swiss Foundation for Research in Social Sciences]
Frank Cowell UK STICERD/LSE [London School of Economics]

Notes* Member signifies that the Asbl member is the institution; the individual named serves as a representative of the member institution. In all other cases, the individual is the Asbl member. The LIS statutes allow either option.

Advisory Board

Country Representatives

Peter Saunders Australia University of New South Wales
Bernard Williams Australia Australian Bureau of Statistics
Pirmin Fessler Austria Central Bank
Richard Heuberger Austria Statistics Austria
Koen Vleminckx Belgium Federal Public Service Social Security
Tracey Leesti Canada Statistics Canada
Li Shi China Beijing Normal University
Vera Peres Rokhas Colombia National Administrative Department of Statistics
Tána Dvornáková Czech Republic Statistical Office
Jirí Vecerník Czech Republic Institute of Sociology, Academy of Sciences
Frederik Hansen Denmark Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Interior
Christiane Wissa Egypt Economic Research Forum
Ott Toomet Estonia Tartu University
Jani Erola Finland University of Turku
Roxane Silberman France National Data Committee in Humanities and Social Sciences
Giorgos Ntouros Greece Hellenic Statistical Authority
George Vafias Greece Hellenic Statistical Authority
István Toth Hungary TARKI Social Research Institute
Sonalde Desai India University of Maryland (US)
Marion McCann Ireland Central Statistics Office
Daniel Gottlieb Israel National Insurance Institute
Romina Gambacorta Italy Bank of Italy
Colin McKenzie Japan Keio University
Irina Kompanijec Lithuania Statistics Lithuania
Tom Emery Netherlands Open Data Infrastructure for Social Science and Economic Innovations (ODISSEI)
Alexandra Stéphanie Boyer Mexico National Institute of Statistics and Geography
Ingrid Melby Norway Statistics Norway
Anibal Sánchez Aguilar Peru National Institute of Statistics and Informatics
Klara Sabirianova Peter Russia University of North Carolina (US)
Vladan Bozanic Serbia Statistical Office
Rastislav Bednárik Slovakia Centre for Work and Family Studies
Stanka Intihar Slovenia Statistical Office
Murray Leibbrandt South Africa University of Cape Town
Hae-Ryun Kim South Korea National Statistical Office
Luis Ayala Spain Rey Juan Carlos University
Johan Lindberg Sweden Statistics Sweden
Markus Schwyn Switzerland Federal Statistical Office
Chung Wen Kun Taiwan Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics
Richard Tonkin UK Office of National Statistics
Katherine Meyer US National Science Foundation

Supra-National Organisation Representatives

Juha Honkkila ECB – Statistics Development and Coordination
Prakash Loungani IMF – Research Department/td>
Michael Förster OECD – Social Policy Division
Martin Evans UNICEF – Division of Policy and Strategy
Francisco Ferreira World Bank – Development Economics Research Group
Elena Bardasi World Bank – Independent Evaluation Group

Past President

2002 – 2011 : Robert Erikson, Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
2012 – 2016 : Tony Atkinson,  Oxford University

Local Advisory Board

Serge Allegrezza, President – Director – STATEC [Central Statistical Service]