A Steering Committee coordinates the activities of the standing group. It meets at the biennial pan-European conference on the politics of the European Union and at the ECPR General Conference.
Nominations and selections are held every three years for officials serving on the committee.
7th Conference on the Politics of the European Union, June 2014, Campus Den Haag, Leiden University. Bernard Steunenberg (Leiden University), Thomas Koenig (University of Mannheim), Amy Verdun (University of Victoria), Antoaneta Dimitrova (Leiden University), Dimiter Toshkov (Leiden University) and Fabio Franchino (University of Milan)
Thomas Christiansen, Professor of European Institutional Politics and Jean Monnet Chair at the University of Maastricht, the Netherlands.
Jonas Tallberg, Professor of Political Science, University of Stockholm, Sweden.
Francisco Torres, European Political Economy Senior Fellow at the LSE and PEFM Associate, St Antony’s, Oxford, since 2012. He is also Visiting Professor of European Political Economy at the Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics.
7th Conference on the Politics of the European Union, June 2014, Campus Den Haag, Leiden University. Bernard Steunenberg (Leiden University), Meltem Müftüler-Baç (Sabanci University), Thomas Koenig (University of Mannheim), Antoaneta Dimitrova (Leiden University) and Fabio Franchino (University of Milan)
Former Chairs of the Steering Committee
- Thomas Koenig (2015-2017)
- Amy Verdun (2013-2015)
- Fabio Franchino (2011-2013)
- Meltem Müftüler-Baç (2009-2011)
- Erik Jones (2007-2009)
- Knud Erik Jørgensen (2000-2007)
- Founder and first chair: Fulvio Attinà (1995-2000)
- Thomas Christiansen – secretary and treasurer (2000-2013)
Former Members of the Steering Committee
Meltem Müftüler-Baç, Professor of International Relations and Ad personam Jean Monnet Chair at Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey.
Erik Jones, Professor of European Studies and Director of Bologna Institute for Policy Research at Johns Hopkins University, Bologna, Italy.
Hussein Kassim, Professor of Politics and Head of School, School of Politics, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom.