The RIPE NCC Executive Board

RIPE NCC members elect the Executive Board. The Board currently consists of six people who:

  • Represent the membership and provide guidance to the RIPE NCC Senior Management
  • Are responsible for the overall financial position of the RIPE NCC and for keeping records that allow the current financial situation to be evaluated at any moment
  • Approve the RIPE NCC Activity Plan and Budget
  • Appoint the RIPE NCC management
  • Call the RIPE NCC General Meetings

RIPE NCC Executive Board Elections

In October 2013, the RIPE NCC membership approved a resolution to expand the Executive Board to a maximum of seven members. On 14 May 2014, an election took place to fill three seats on the Executive Board. In May 2015, another election will take place to fill the remaining additional seat.

The RIPE NCC and its Executive Board encourage all those with an interest in the successful development of the RIPE NCC to consider standing for election to the Executive Board. Anyone is eligible to be an Executive Board member as long as they have the written support of five RIPE NCC members.

Executive Board Member - Functions and Expectations

The position of RIPE NCC Executive Board Member is crucial in the corporate governance structure of the RIPE NCC and board members are fully responsible towards the RIPE NCC membership.

Anyone considering standing for election to the board should consider the duties and responsibilities of RIPE NCC Executive Board members.

Current Board Members

MemberRoleTerm StartedTerm EndsDetails
Nigel Titley Chairman May 2013 May 2016 (3 year seat) Biography
Remco van Mook Treasurer May 2013 May 2016 (3 year seat)
Christian Kaufmann Secretary May 2014 May 2017 (3 year seat) Biography
Dmitry Burkov ICANN Liaison May 2012 May 2015 (3 year seat) Biography
Maria Häll Member May 2014 May 2017 (3 year seat) Biography
Salam Yamout Member May 2014 May 2017 (3 year seat) Biography

RIPE NCC Executive Board 2014

(From left to right: Nigel Titley, Christian Kaufmann, Salam Yamout, Maria Häll, Remco van Mook and Dimitri Burkov)

Executive Board Meetings

The Executive Board (EB) holds discussions by means of a closed Internet mailing list.

In addition, the EB has meetings and telephone conferences, the minutes of which are published on this website.

Contact the Executive Board

The RIPE NCC Executive Board is always happy to receive feedback or comments from RIPE NCC membership.

By email

Or telephone +31 20 535 4444