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The Strategic Advisory Board is a group of senior policy makers and police chiefs from the participating countries who ensure the strategic link between the project and the police forces in the respective country. They make sure that the deliverables do not collide with the countries’ policing vision. They also have the executive authority to create awareness of the project and its results at a strategic (often nation-wide) level. The Strategic Advisory Board meets in a plenary fashion with the project management team once every year.
Members of the Strategic Advisory Board are:
Prof Dr P. W. Tops is member of the Executive Board.
Mr. Hubert Wimber is president of the police force of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Ms. Margarete Koppers is vice president of the Berlin police force.
Mr. Michael Barton is Chief Constable at the Durham Constabulary, Police Headquarter.
Mr. Meredydd Hughes is Executive Chairman at the Road Safety Support.
Mr. Antoni Permanyer Fita is the head of Commissioner's Office of Criminal Investigation of the Police of Catalonia.
Mr. Pablo Escudero Perez is Director General of the Madrid City Council.
Mr. Nikola Todorčevski is Ambassador of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia and Director of the Centre for Security Cooperation.
Mr. Jean-Marie Van Branteghem is Directeur Generaal of the Fedrale politie Belgie.
Police Quaestor Ionel Tirsinoaga is Head of Directorate for Operational Management of the Romanian Border Police.
Ms. Hélène Martini is Director of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de la Police.