The Permanent Secretariat

The Permanent Secretariat keeps the Foundation running. The team is in charge, among other things, of relations with the organs of the Foundation and the implementation of their directives and of maintaining contacts with with researchers and third parties. It is also responsible for organising the Foundation’s events and award ceremonies.

Elodie Van Hove: General Secretary
Costanza Panbianco: Scientific Associate

Aude Saudemont: Administrative and Event Assistant
Silvia Plüss: Accounting Manager
Jean-Claude Pizzacalla: Technical assistant (maintenance of buildings and equipment)

For further information, please contact the Secretariat via  or by phone: +41 22 704 36 36.