Director of Finance and Administration (DoFA)

The Board of Directors has appointed a Director of Finance and Administration according to the provisions of Article 21, and delegated the daily management of the Agency to him/her.
His/her tasks include, inter alea:

  • The daily management of the Agency;
  • Make sure all documents and procedures, needed for the daily management, are designed, kept available and, after ratification by the BoD, are applied;
  • Gather all documents for the accounting system, organize double bookkeeping, execute payments and do any reporting necessary for the BoD to take decisions on the financials of the Agency;
  • In close cooperation with the President: plan, organize and prepare all meetings of the Board of Directors;
  • In close cooperation with the Treasurer: make the financial reports for the BoD and the AGM;
  • Organize all legal task of the Agency, and help making Statutes, Bye-Laws, contracts, …;
  • Organize the Annual Conference (*) and any General Meeting;
  • Build ECBE's website, and keep it up-to-date;
  • Organize ECBE's SharePoint, and keeping the information up-to-date;
  • Execute all special tasks given to him/her by the BoD or the AGM.


(*) the academic part of the Annual Conference is organized by the Vice-President.

Current appointment

Jan Vanherck

Since January 1st, 2018, Jan Vanherck is appointed as DoFA.




ECBE's 2022 Conference

Annual Conference:
More than 25 years of ECBE:
Searching for Excellence
in Business Education

 Paris and Online
June 2022

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ENQA registration process

  • 02/10/2020: ENQA review visit ECBE started
  • 29/06/2020: ENQA review visit to ECBE is planned to start, but, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is postponed to Fall
  • 29/02/2020: ECBE Self-Assessment Report was submitted to ENQA
  • 10/02/2020: Updates of the ECBE Quality Management Manual
  • 06/11/2019: The BoD approves the Bye-Laws, version 2.3.
  • 28/05/2019: EQAR confirms that the application by ECBE for inclusion on the Register is eligible
  • 14/05/2019: ECBE submits the application for EQAR registration
  • 15/04/2019: ENQA and ECBE agree on the full membership time-line; contract is signed
  • 14/01/2019: The General Meetings in Brussels approve the new Statutes

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Important decisions

  • 02/09/2021: The BoD decided to cancel the Annual Conference 2021 and to convoke the AGM on October 23rd, 2021
  • 21/04/2021: The BoD coopts Matthew Kitching as voting BoD member and Oliver Kesar as member of the Committee of Appeal, both until the AGM of 2021
  • 21/04/2021: The BoD fixes the format of the AGM and the Conference of 2021
  • 21/04/2021: The BoD decides to apply for membership of AASHE
  • 15/04/2021: The Extraordinary General Meeting confirms the new Statutes at the office of notary Berquin (Brussels)
  • 08/04/2021: The Additional General Meeting accepts the new Statutes
  • 15/03/2021: The BoC agrees to grant accreditation to Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, International Business School for a period of 5 years
  • 04/01/2021: The BoD approves version 3.0 of Terms and Conditions of Sale.
  • 04/01/2021: The BoD approves the text for the new Statutes and decides to convoke the Special AGM as soon as possible.
  • 04/01/2021: The BoD approves version 3.4 of Accreditation Process Guidelines for Institutions.

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