The strategic direction of the ENCATC Research Award on Cultural Policy and Cultural Management is overseen by the international Award Steering Committee comprised of representatives from European and international organisations.

The members of this committee were selected because they are all close partners in the design and implementation of ENCATC research activities.

President, Francesca Imperiale

President of ENCATC

Member, Anthony Krause

Chief of Policy and Research Unit at UNESCO – Section on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, Creativity Division

Member, Catherine Magnant

Advisor, Head of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage Task Force, European Commission

Member, Ximena Varela

President of the Association of Arts Administration Educators

Member, Anupama Sehkar

Director, Culture Department, the Asia-Europe Foundation

Member, Valentina Montalto

Research Fellow at the European Commission – Joint Research Center

Member, Marielle Hendriks

Director, Erfgoedhuis Zuid-Holland (Heritage House), The Netherlands