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EGU Election Autumn 2015

The EGU Election Autumn 2015 for the next President/Vice-President and General Secretary was closed on 04 December 2015. We would like to thank each of the candidates for their initiative in standing for the election. We also sincerely thank all those EGU members who used their voting right. Active participation in elections ensures continuation of the well-established bottom-up structure of our Union!

In total, we received 2050 ballot papers. Please see the results below.

EGU President/Vice-President 2016-2020

Jonathan Bamber
Jonathan Bamber
53.9 %
1105 votes
Mioara Mandea
Mioara Mandea
43.6 %
894 votes

Jonathan Bamber was elected as the EGU President/Vice-President for the term 2016-2020. Jonathan Bamber will be inaugurated during the EGU plenary meeting on 18 April 2016 in Vienna, Austria. The elected candidate will serve as Vice-President (President-Elect) for the first year, then as the Union President for the next two years and finally as Vice-President (Past-President) for the fourth year. Note that the terms start and end at the Plenary which is held during the General Assembly.

EGU General Secretary 2016-2018

Håkan Svedhem
Håkan Svedhem
54.1 %
1110 votes
Carlo Laj
Carlo Laj
43.9 %
900 votes

Håkan Svedhem was elected as the EGU General Secretary for the term 2016-2018. Håkan Svedhem will be inaugurated during the EGU plenary meeting on 18 April 2016 in Vienna, Austria.

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