Ex-Officio Council Members

The ELI President, the two Vice-Presidents and the Treasurer become ex-officio members of the Council from the moment they take office.

  • Pascal Pichonnaz (President)
  • Anne Birgitte Gammeljord (First Vice-President)
  • Sir Geoffrey Vos (Second Vice-President)
  • Pietro Sirena (Treasurer)


Further, up to 10 ex-officio persons can be offered ex-officio seats on the Council. The following have been conferred that title:

  • President of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), Panagiotis Perakis
  • President of the Council of the Notariats of the European Union (CNUE), Peter Stelmaszczyk
  • President of the European Land Registry Association (ELRA), Luisa Clode
  • President of the European Network of Councils for the Judiciary (ENCJ), Dalia Vasarienė
  • President of the International Union of Judicial Officers (UIHJ), Marc Schmitz
  • President of the Network of the Presidents of the Supreme Judicial Courts of the European Union, Bettina Limperg