The Network is steered by the Advisory Board, which consists of experts representing the different segments of the targeted membership. The board advises on event programming, general strategy and the goals of the Network. The current Advisory Board consists of the following experts:

Koenraad DebackereKoenraad Debackere (Chair)
General Manager at K.U. Leuven, Belgium



Luke GeorghiouLuke Georghiou
Vice-President for Research and Innovation and Professor of Science and
Technology Policy at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom



Maria de KleijnMaria de Kleijn
Senior Vice President Analytical Services for Elsevier






Barend van der MeulenBarend van der Meulen
Head of research at Rathenau Institute, the Netherlands



Susan RenoeSusan Renoe
Assistant Vice Chancellor, University of Missouri & Executive Director of the NSF Center for Advancing Research Impact in Society



Tobin SmithToby Smith
Vice President of Policy at the American Association of Universities, USA



David SweeneyDavid Sweeney
Executive Chair, Research England, United Kingdom



Pauline TayPauline Tay
Deputy Director (Innovation and Enterprise / Strategy), National Research Foundation, Singapore



Paul WoutersPaul Wouters
Dean of Social Sciences & former Director of CWTS, Leiden University, The Netherlands