Juerg Pfister

Secretary General, Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT), Bern, Switzerland

A neuroscientist by training, Dr Jürg Pfister been doing committed work on issues of science policy, research management, and science policy advice at the national, European, and global level for over 20 years. He has held and holds various key appointments in leading science organizations, including the All European Academies (ALLEA; current Board Member), European ICSU Members (current Chair), International Foundation for Science (IFS; past President), International Association for the Promotion of co-operation with Scientists from the New Independent States of the former Soviet Union (INTAS; past Vice President), Stiftung wissenschaftliche Politikstipendien (Swiss Foundation for Science Policy Fellowships, current President).