The bureau of FEPS

President of FEPS

Maria Joao RODRIGUES (Portugal) (bio)


Vice-Presidents of FEPS

Josep BORRELL, Chair of the Scientific Council. Fundación Pablo Iglesias (Spain) 

Uwe OPTENHOEGEL - Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (Germany) 

Sergei STANISHEV (Bulgaria) [bio]

Zita GURMAI (Hungary)

Jan-Erik STØSTAD - Treasurer. Joint Committee of the Nordic Social Democratic Labour Movement (SAMAK) including Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Iceland


Secretary General

Ernst STETTER (Germany) [bio]


Ex-officio members

Gianni PITTELLA, as President of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament (Italy) [bio]

Sergei STANISHEV, as President of PES (Bulgaria) [bio]

Zita GURMAI, as President of PES Women (Hungary) [bio]

Catiusca MARINI, as Secretary General of the PES Group in the Committee of the Regions

Joao DUARTE ALBUQUERQUE, as President of YES-Young European Socialists


Representatives of national political foundations and think tanks

Jean-Paul BUFFAT, Representative for foundations & think tanks - Institut Émile Vandervelde (Belgium) 

Laurent COHEN, Representative for foundations & think tanks - Fondation Jean Jaurès (France)

Adrio DE CAROLIS, Representative for foundations & think tanks - Fondazione EYU (Italy)

Mojca KLEVA - Representative for foundations & think tanks - Progressiva Foundation (Slovenia)

Maria MALTSCHNIG, Representative for foundations & think tanks - Renner Institute (Austria)