Get to know the Candidates for the THA Elections 2017!

In mid-November 2017 the THA will invite all its members to vote online for the election of its new Board, including its President, the 2 Vice-Presidents, the 6 Board Members and the 2 Auditors.

The new elected Board will  enter into office from 1st January 2018 for a 2 years period.

All THA paid members will be entitled and invited to cast their vote!

If your membership is expired we invite you to renew it by 10th November, in order to get the right to vote.


We are glad to present to our Community all the Candidates for the upcoming Elections!


Candidate for the President role

Professor Henry Etzkowitz, Visiting Professor at School of Management, Birkbeck College, London University & President of the International Triple Helix Institute, US


Candidates for the Vice-President role

Prof. Mariza Almeida, Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Prof. Tariq Durrani, University of Strathclyde, UK

Mrs Sheila M Forbes, University of Strathclyde, UK

Prof. Emanuela Todeva,  St. Mary’s University, UK

Dr. Tatiana Pospelova, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia


Candidates for the Board Members role

Prof. Marcelo Gonçalves do Amaral, Fluminense Federal University, Brazil

Mr Juan Bertolin, espaitec, Science and Technology Park of Castellon, Spain

Prof. Yuzhuo Cai, Tampere University, Finland

Mr Dimitri Corpakis, Former European Commission Officer & Independent expert, Belgium

Dr Christiane Gebhardt, Malik Institute , Germany

Prof. Panayiotis Ketikidis, CITY College –  University of Sheffield, Greece

Mrs Liana Kobzeva, Tomsk State University, Russia

Mrs Tatiana Schofield, Royal College of Art, UK

Prof. Branca Terra, Rio De Janeiro State University , Brazil

Rahmat Ullah, Institute of Research Promotion (IRP), Pakistan

Dr. Chunyan Zhou,  International Triple Helix Institute, US


Candidates for the Auditors role

Scott Billadeau, University of Montana, US

Maria Augusta Mancini, Independent Consultant, Italy