The Board of Trustees, composed of internationally acknowledge personalities, is a policy-making body which reviews the function and advancement of the ELGS.
Honorary President | Professor Giuliano Amato, Former Prime Minister of Italy
The Council of Representatives, composed of representatives of Universities affiliated with the ELGS, discusses issues of cooperation with the participating Universities.
PRESIDENT | Professor Bertrand Mathieu, Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne) University, France & Extraordinary Member of the French Council of State
FIRST VICE PRESIDENT | Professor Eivind Smith, University of Oslo, Norway
SECOND VICE PRESIDENT | Professor Thomas Gross, University of Osnabrück, Germany
The Faculty Board, composed of distinguished academic personalities from Europe and the entire world, is responsible for the educational development of the ELGS, its program of studies and allocation of academic teaching.
PRESIDENT | Professor Giacinto della Cananea, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy
Prof. Jean Bernard Auby, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Science Po), France
Prof. Martina Conticelli, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Italy
Prof. Paul Craig, St John’s College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Prof. Stelios Tofaris, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Prof. Takis Tridimas, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London, UK
Prof. Ferdinand Wollenschläger, Augsburg University, Germany
Professor Antonios Pantelis
Dean, ELGS Legal Studies
Antonis M. Pantelis is Professor of Constitutional Law at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Faculty of Law and has served as a visiting Professor at the Universities of Bordeaux, Paris XI, Munster, Toulouse, Paris V, Paris I and Orleans. He studied Law at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (1973) and was awarded a PhD by the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (1979). He has served as Director of the Department of Public Law (2006-2009) and is a member of the European Group on Public Law and an author of fourteen books.
Professor Kostas Lavdas
Dean, ELGS Governance Studies
Kostas A. Lavdas is Professor of European and Comparative Politics and Director of the International Relations division at the Department of International, European and Area Studies, Panteion University, Athens. Previously he held the Constantine G. Karamanlis Chair in Hellenic and European Studies at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, USA. Professor Lavdas was born in Athens and was educated in Greece, in Britain (at LSE and the University of Manchester) and the US (at MIT). Served as the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Vice Rector for Academic Affairs and Personnel of the University of Crete . He has published seven books.
Professor Andreas Pottakis
Dr. Andreas Pottakis is currently serving as the Ombudsman of Greece. He graduated from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Faculty of Law and he was awarded a doctorate (D.Phil, Oxon) in EU Law from the University of Oxford (Worcester College). He was formerly the Head of Legal Office at the General Secretariat of the Hellenic Government and Attorney at Law, and is Member of the Scientific Council at ECCLE and Alternate Director at the Academy of European Public Law (EPLO). He has lectured at various European Universities, and most recently in Greece, where he has also pursued a career as a lawyer since 2001. He has published extensively on a wide range of areas, including, inter alia, European Public Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, and the legal protection of Human Rights.