Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is responsible for providing overall policy and strategic direction to the AGI, oversees activities and progress, and delegates responsibility for day-to-day operations to the AGI office and chairs of the various Working Groups.

The current Steering Committee of the Ataxia Global Initiative consists of the following members:

Chair: Thomas Klockgether (Bonn, Germany)
Vice-chair: Matthis Synofzik (Tübingen, Germany)

  • Tetsuo Ashizawa (Houston, USA)
  • Bernard Brais (Montreal, Canada)
  • Alexandra Durr (Paris, France)
  • Brent Fogel (Los Angeles, USA)
  • Julie Greenfield (Ataxia UK, UK)
  • Sue Hagen (NAF, USA)
  • Laura Jardim (Porte Alegre, Brazil)
  • Osamu Onodera (Niigata, Japan)
  • José Luis Pedroso (São Paulo, Brazil)
  • Bing-Wen Soong (Taipei, Taiwan)
  • David Szmulewicz (Melbourne, Australia)

Head of the AGI office: Holm Graessner (Tübingen, Germany)

Tetsuo Ashizawa

Bernard Brais

Alexandra Durr

Brent Fogel

Julie Greenfield

Sue Hagen

Laura Jardim

Thomas Klockgether (Chair)

Osamu Onodera

José Luis Pedroso

Bin-Weng Soong

Matthis Synofzik (Vice-Chair)

David Szmulewicz