Meet the people
The Shareholders’ Board supervises the management and advises the managing director.
Members of The Shareholders’ Board
Prof. Dr. James Conroy is Professor of Religious and Philosophical Education (Pedagogy, Praxis & Faith) and Dean of Global Engagement for Europe at the Universitiy of Glasgow. He is also Academic Director of ECAS and chair of the Shareholder’s Board.
Dr. David Duncan is the University of Glasgow’s Chief Operating Officer and University Secretary. Prior to this, David was Registrar and Secretary at the University of York, a post he held for 8 years. Before then he was Secretary of the University of Dundee from 2001-8. David is a graduate of the University of Aberdeen and holds a Masters degree and a PhD in history from Queen’s University, Canada.
Prof. Dr. Burkhardt Funk is professor for information systems at Leuphana University. His research interests encompass building statistical models and decision support systems based on methods from machine learning and Bayesian statistics in a variety of application contexts such as E-Health and E-Commerce.
Dr. Marcus Beiner is Head of the Unit “Europe, International Affairs” and Deputy Head of the Division “Research, Innovation, Europe” at the Ministry of Science and Culture of Lower Saxony. His professional experience include research and university management positions at the RWTH Aachen University, the Volkswagen Foundation (research funding agengy) and the University of Bremen. Marcus Beiner holds a PhD in Philosophy.
Jörg Philipp Terhechte
Prof. Dr. Jörg Philipp Terhechte is Professor of Public, European and International Law at and Vice President of Leuphana