The European Litter Prevention Association

Board and governance

The Clean Europe Network’s activities and its Secretariat are overseen by the President and Board of the European Litter Prevention Association, elected by its General Assembly.

2024-2025 Board

President: Johanna Ragnartz, CEO, Keep Sweden Tidy (Sweden)
Vice-President: Jean-François Molle, Président, Gestes Propres (France)
Vice-President: Aija Kaski, CEO, Keep the Archipelago Tidy Association (Finland)
Treasurer: Steven Boussemaere, Director Projects & Development, Fost Plus (Belgium)

Role of the Board

  • Provide leadership and set the overall direction of the ELPA
  • Direct the ELPA’s strategy and structure
  • Monitor and be responsible for the performance of the ELPA
  • Ensure that the ELPA complies with relevant legal and regulatory requirements
  • Act as guardian and custodian of the ELPA’s assets
  • Ensure that the governance of the ELPA is effective

  • [Role and Purpose of the President PDF]
  • [Role and Purpose of the Treasurer PDF]
  • [Code of Conduct for Directors PDF]

Secretary General: Eamonn Bates, Eamonn Bates Europe Public Affairs (Belgium)

  • [Role and Purpose of the Secretary General PDF]