Candidates for EUROPARC President and Council elections 2021

On the 5th of October, EUROPARC members are warmly invited to the annual General Assembly. This year, an important task lays ahead: to elect the new EUROPARC President and Council members for the next 3 years.

Thank you for your nominations

Over the past weeks, our members had a chance to nominate candidates for the future President and Council of the EUROPARC Federation. All information about the General Assembly 2021 can be found here.

Today we bring an overview of the candidates:

Candidate for President

Name: Michael Hošek

Nationality/Citizenship: Czech

Member Organization: Krkonoše Mountains National Park

Nominated by: Regionaal Landschap Kempen en Maasland

Current Position: Project coordinator / Krkonoše Mountains National Park

Candidates for the Council

Name: Leelo Kukk

Nationality/Citizenship: Estonian

Member Organization: Environmental Board of Estonia (Keskkonnaamet)

Nominated by: Swedish Environmental Protection Agency

Current Position: Deputy General Director/ Environmental Board of Estonia (Keskkonnaamet)

Name: João Cardoso de Melo

Nationality/Citizenship: Portuguese

Member Organization: Cascais Ambiente

Nominated by: ADRIMAG / Montanhas Mágicas

Current Position: Director / Cascais Ambiente

Name: Pete Rawcliffe

Nationality/Citizenship: Scotland, United Kingdom

Member Organization: NatureScot

Nominated by: Cairngorms National Park Authority

Current Position: Head of the People and Places Activity Team

Name: Hendrik Oosterveld

Nationality/Citizenship: Netherlands

Member Organization: National Park Drentsche Aa

Nominated by: Regionaal Landschap Kempen en Maasland

Current Position: Chairman Area Charity Fund National Park Drentsche Aa

Name: Dominique Lévêque

Nationality/Citizenship: French

Member Organization: Parc Naturel de la Montagne de Reims

Nominated by: Fédération des Parcs naturels régionaux de France

Current Position: President / Parc Naturel de la Montagne de Reims

Name: Marta Múgica

Nationality/Citizenship: Spanish

Member Organization: Fungobe (Fundacion Fernando Gonzalez Bernaldez)

Nominated by: Diputació de Barcelona

Current Position: Director / Fundación Fernando González Bernáldez

Name: Enzo Lavarra

Nationality/Citizenship: Italy

Member Organization: Parco Naturale Regionale Bosco e Paludi di Rauccio

Nominated by: Parco Naturale Regionale Costa Otranto – S.Maria Leuca – Bosco Tricase

Current Position: Voluntary assistant at Parco Naturale Regionale Bosco e Paludi di Rauccio on projects of agricultural and environmental regeneration

Name: Stefano Santi

Nationality/Citizenship: Italian

Member Organization: Associazione Rete Italiana European Green Belt APS

Nominated by: Tuscan Archipelago National Park

Current Position: Member of Associazione Rete Italiana European Green Belt APS

Name: Sonia Anelli

Nationality/Citizenship: Italian

Member Organization: Pantelleria Island National Park

Nominated by: Ente di Gestione per i Parchi e la Biodiversità – Emilia Occidentale

Current Position: Director / Pantelleria Island National Park