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EGU Election Autumn 2015

The EGU Election Autumn 2015 for the next Union President and General Secretary was closed on 30 November 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, 2050 EGU members voted in this election. Please see the results below.

EGU President 2017–2019

Jonathan Bamber
Jonathan Bamber
Elected

1105 votes  (53.9%)

Mioara Mandea
Mioara Mandea

894 votes  (43.6%)

Jonathan Bamber was elected to serve as EGU President for the term 2017–2019. Jonathan Bamber will be inaugurated during the EGU plenary meeting on 18 April 2016 in Vienna, Austria, serving first as the EGU Vice-President (President-Elect) for one year. The elected candidate will then serve as EGU President for two years (2017–2019) 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
Elected

1110 votes  (54.1%)

Carlo Laj
Carlo Laj

900 votes  (43.9%)

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.