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The EQ-Arts Board is comprised of members who, together, constitute the governing body of the Foundation. To discharge its responsibilities the Board will act independently of all external interests and/or influences, including governments (given its non-governmental status) and other stakeholders. Consequently, members of the Board are appointed in a personal capacity (no Board member is there to represent the interests of an organisation, agency or institution).

The current Board consists of:

Lars Ebert (Chair): Programme Director H401, Amsterdam; member executive committee of Culture Action Europe, Brussels, and independent advisor for arts and education, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Dr. Sarah Bennett (Secretary): Artist and Visiting Fellow, Kingston School of Art, Kingston University, United Kingdom

Matthew Kitching (student member and acting Treasurer): PhD candidate in Research, Evaluation and Enhancement - United Kingdom

Paula Crabtree: Vice-Chancellor, Stockholm University of the Arts, Sweden

Professor Anthony Dean: Emeritus Professor, University of Winchester, UK

Dr. Orla McDonagh: Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Humanities at Technological University Dublin, Ireland

Professor Dr. Milena Dragićević Šešić: Faculty of Dramatic Arts, Belgrade; Head of UNESCO Chair in Cultural Policy and Management, University of Arts, Belgrade, Serbia

Maren Schmohl: Rector, Hochschule für Gestaltung Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany

Prof. Dr. Stanislav Semerdjiev: Executive Director CILECT; Rector National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts (NATFA), Bulgaria