Bureau and Specialised Committees

I.  The Bureau (executive committee) is composed of:

Ibrahim Elbadawi, President & Coordinator, FEMISE and Managing Director, ERF

Patricia Augier, President of the Scientific Committee & Coordinator, FEMISE and President of the Scientific Committee of IM

Henry Roux-Alezais Treasurer, FEMISE and President, IM

Maryse Louis, General Manager, FEMISE and Programs Manager, ERF

Constantin Tsakas, General Secretary FEMISE and General Manager, IM

Jala Youssef, Economist, FEMISE & ERF

 

 II. Specialised Committees 

The Board of Directors has created a number of specialised Committees to support the FEMISE activities .

II.1. Scientific Committee

This committee is composed of the two coordinators (ERF and IM), four elected members from the Board of Directors and two  persons from outside the Network. The main task of this committee is validating/reviewing the scientific quality of the work undertaken by FEMISE members and contributing to FEMISE’s Scientific Program.

In 2015 this committee is composed of:

  • Pr. Patricia Augier, President of the Scientific Committee & Coordinator, FEMISE and President of the Scientific Committee of IM
  • Dr. Ibrahim Elbadawi, President & Coordinator, FEMISE and Managing Director, ERF
  • Pr. Sergio Alessandrini, Université de Modena, Italy
  • Pr. Michael Gasiorek, Sussex University, UK
  • Pr. Samir Makdisi, Institute of Financial Economics American, University in Beirut, Lebanon
  • Pr. Alfred Steinherr, DIW Berlin, German Institute for economic research, Germany
  • Dr. Raed Safadi, OECD
  • Dr. Wafik Grais, World Bank

 II.2.  Selection Committee (Research Selection Group -RSG)

This committee is composed of eight members: the two coordinators (IM and ERF), one representative from the Board of Directors and five international experts nominated and voted for by the Board Members. The main task of this committee is to discuss and select the FEMISE research proposals that will be receiving funding. The 2015 Committee is composed of:

  • Pr. Patricia Augier, President of the Scientific Committee & Coordinator, FEMISE and President of the Scientific Committee of IM
  • Dr. Ibrahim Elbadawi, President & Coordinator, FEMISE and Managing Director, ERF
  • Dr. Hazem Beblawy Former Minister of Finance, Egypt and former economist at the Arab Monetary Fund
  • Dr. Wafik Grais, Consultant and former World Bank
  • Dr. Raed Safadi, OECD

II.3. Membership Committee

This committee is composed of 4 members that are elected by the Board of Directors. In collaboration with the Bureau, members of the committee examine the dossiers of candidates that wish to become members of the network and give their opinion to the Board of Directors who make their decision. The committee ensures the good application of the membership criteria and may give suggestions for revision or updates of these criteria to ensure a broader but selective inclusion of new members.

This committee is composed of

Pr. Samir Makdisi, (President of the committee)  Institute of Financial Economics, American University in Beirut, Liban

Pr. Alejandro Lorca, University Autonome de Madrid

Dr. Lahcen Achy, INSEA;  and

Dr. Alfred Tovias, Leonard Davis Institute of International Relations,The Hebrew University

III. Registered Office of the Assoication

The registered office of the FEMISE association is at the following address:

FEMISE Association 
CMCI
 2 rue Henri Barbusse
F-13 241 Marseille cedex 01
France
Tel : ++ 33 (0) 4 91 31 51 95
Fax : ++ 33 (0) 4 91 31 50 38
Website: www.femise.org