Executive Board

The Executive Board is composed of the Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson of the Management Board, two other members of the Management Board and one representative of the European Commission. The Management Board member appointed by the Council of Europe also participates in Executive Board meetings.

The Executive Board assists the Management Board in all matters such as preparing decisions. It also assists and advises the Director.


The elections of a new Chairperson and one new Executive Board member took place in May 2017. Filippo di Robilant, the Italian Member of the Management Board, was elected as new Member of the Executive Board not appointed ex-officio. The elections of the Vice-Chairperson and one further Executive Board Member will take place in September 2017.

The new Executive Board took office on 13 July 2017.

The current Members of the Executive Board are:

  • Sirpa Rautio (Chairperson, Management Board) 
  • Vacant (Vice-Chairperson, Management Board) 
  • Filippo di Robilant (Management Board member, Italy) 
  • Vacant
  • Emmanuel Crabit (European Commission) 
  • Rainer Hofmann (Council of Europe)

Rules of Procedure of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights

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