The board is responsible for the governance and representation of the Foundation, the fulfilment of its goals and the administration and management of its assets.
In addition, the ELLIS Alicante Foundation has a Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) and a Trustees Committee (TC).
The Scientific Advisory Board is composed of internationally recognized scientists in the areas of research of the ELLIS Alicante Foundation. Their role is to support the research agenda of the ELLIS Alicante Foundation and provide their expert feedback. Typically, the SAB meets once a year.
The Trustees Committee is composed of highly relevant individuals from an institutional, political, professional, business or social perspective. They act as ambassadors to the ELLIS Alicante Foundation with a particular focus on helping the Foundation identify new funding and collaboration opportunities.
Finally, the board may appoint a director of the Foundation, with executive functions. The director will be responsible for the implementation of the Foundation’s vision and mission. Depending on the profile, the director might also be in charge of the scientific leadership of the Foundation or a Scientific Director might be appointed by the board.
Below is the organizational chart of the ELLIS Alicante Foundation.