The Management Board brings together people with experience in the management of public or private sector organisations and knowledge in the field of fundamental rights from the Member States, the European Commission and the Council of Europe.
It is composed of:
Each member may be assisted by an alternate member who is selected according to the same procedure.
The Management Board elects a Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson as well as two members of the Executive Board for a two-and-a-half year term. The term may be renewed once.
On 12 July 2020, the term of office of 13 members and alternate members of the FRA Management Board ended after 5 years. New members and alternate members are being appointed. The updated list of Management Board members and alternate members can be found here.
The Management Board elected Elise Barbé of France as its new Chairperson on 9 June 2020 and Rick Lawson of the Netherlands as its new Vice-Chairperson on 24 September 2021.
The Management Board is responsible for the definition of the Agency's priorities, the establishment of the budget and for monitoring the Agency's operation. In particular, the Management Board: