Committees

The people delivering ATTRACT phase 2

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  • ATTRACT’s Project Advisory Committee (PAC) comprises leading representatives of international public and private organisations.

    The Committee tenders strategic advice on scaling up the ATTRACT Project. In providing such advice, the PAC may establish an open dialogue with public and private stakeholders, including high-level policy-makers, to raise their interest in investing in and continuing the ATTRACT Project.

    john wood

    John Wood

    Chair, Project Advisory Committee of ATTRACT

    monica beltrametti

    Monica Beltrametti

    Head of Global Innovation Europe, Naver Corp

    sergio bertolucci

    Sergio Bertolucci

    Professor, University of Bologna & former scientific director at CERN

    francisco javier caceres

    Francisco Javier Cáceres

    General Manager, INEUSTAR (Spanish Science Industry Association)

    leopold demiddeleer

    Leopold Demiddeleer

    Managing Director and Founder, TechBridgeOne SPRL

    candence johnson

    Candace Johnson

    Co-founder of SES and architect of SES Global

    daria tataj

    Daria Tataj

    Strategy advisor, board member and entrepreneur

    patrick terroir

    Patrick Terroir

    President of Innovation Legal, Chair of LESI patent and technology licensing committee, Legal counselor, Project Advisory Committee of ATTRACT

  • henry chesbrough

    Henry Chesbrough

    Special Advisor of the PAC; Faculty Director, Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation, University of California-Berkeley; Professor, ESADE Business School

    claus madsen

    Claus Madsen

    Senior adviser; Former Senior Counsellor for International Relations, European Southern Observatory (ESO)

  • The R&D&I Committee (IC) is a fully independent committee of top-level experts in the domain of detector & imaging technology for science, industry and the private investor community.

    sergio bertolucci

    Sergio Bertolucci

    Chair, R&D&I Committee (IC) of ATTRACT; Professor, University of Bologna & former scientific director at CERN

    andrea cuomo

    Andrea Cuomo

    Executive Vice President AST & Special Projects STMicroelectronics International

    cinzia da via

    Cinzia Da Via

    Professor of Physics at the University of Manchester UK

    dimitra darambara

    Dimitra Darambara

    Senior Team Leader, The Institute of Cancer Research and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

    Chiara Giovenzana

    Chiara Giovenzana

    CEO, investor & entrepreneur in the field of biotech

    Heinz Graafsma

    Heinz Graafsma

    Head of the Photon-Science Detector Group at DESY & Adjunct Professor at Mid Sweden University

    Ralf Kaiser

    Ralf Kaiser

    Professor, School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Glasgow

    Matthias Kaiserswerth

    Matthias Kaiserswerth

    Managing Director, Hasler Stiftung

    Sijbren Otto

    Sijbren Otto

    Professor of Systems Chemistry, University of Groningen

    Bernd Schmitt

    Bernd Schmitt

    Group Leader in Photon Science Division, Paul Scherrer Institut, Switzerland

    Pawel Sobkowicz

    Pawel Sobkowicz

    Deputy Director for Innovation and Commercialisation, National Centre for Nuclear Research, Świerk, Poland

    Michel Spiro

    Michel Spiro

    Emeritus Research Director, CEA

    Norbert Wermes

    Norbert Wermes

    Professor of Physics, University of Bonn; Director, Institute of Physics

  • The Project Consortium Board (PCB) manages the ATTRACT Project and is the ultimate decision-making body of the Project Consortium

    Michael Krisch

    Michael Krisch

    Chair, Project Consortium Board; Scientist in charge of the biomedical beamline ID17, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF)

    Alex Nussem

    Alex Nussem

    Secretary General of the European Industrial Research Management Association (EIRMA)

    Kalevi Ekman

    Kalevi Ekman

    Professor of integrated product development and machine design, AALTO University

    Martti Jerkku

    Martti Jerkku

    Project Manager, Aalto University Design Factory and Deputy PCB member from Aalto University

    Thierry Lagrange

    Thierry Lagrange

    Head of Industry, Procurement and Knowledge Transfer, CERN

    Andrew McCarthy

    Andrew McCarthy

    Team leader, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Grenoble Outstation

    Paolo Mutti

    Paolo Mutti

    Head of Instrument Control Department, Head of Scientific Computing Department, Institut Laue-Langevin

    Thomas Tschentscher

    Thomas Tschentscher

    Scientific Director, European X-Ray Free Electron Laser Facility (European XFEL)

    Jonathan Wareham

    Jonathan Wareham

    Professor of Information Systems, ESADE Business School

    Andy Williams

    Andy Williams

    External Relations Officer, European Southern Observatory (ESO)

  • The Project Administrative Office (PAO) is the dedicated administrative body for the delivery of the ATTRACT Project

    Markus Nordberg

    Markus Nordberg

    Head of Resources Development of the Development and Innovation Unit (IPT-DI), CERN

    Pablo Garcia Tello

    Pablo Garcia Tello

    Section Head of the Development of EU Projects & Initiatives, CERN

    Romain Muller

    Romain Muller

    EU Projects Officer, CERN

    Marzio Nessi

    Marzio Nessi

    Science Consultant

  • The Dissemination, Communication & Outreach Office (Comms team) is dedicated to promoting communication, outreach and media activities for the ATTRACT Project

    Karen Yalta

    Karen Yalta

    ATTRACT Communications Manager

    Laura Castellucci

    Laura Castellucci

    Director of the Research Office at Esade

    Katica Boric

    Katica Boric

    Esade Decision Lab Manager

    Vicenç Moliné

    Vicenç Moliné

    Content specialist at Esade

    Victoria Cochrane

    Victoria Cochrane

    Associate Director of the Research Office at Esade

    Clara Cardona

    Clara Cardona

    Communications Manager at Esade