euRobotics President and Vice-Presidents

President - Dr. Bernd Liepert

Dr. Bernd Liepert is the CINO of KUKA AG and since 2012, Dr. Liepert has been president of euRobotics AISBL – the European Robotics Association. In this capacity he has been leading the European robotics community and representing it at high political levels.

Vice-President Research - Stefano Stramigioli Stefano Stramigioli is the Chair of RoboNED, The LEO Center for Service Robotics and the Robotics and Mechatronics (RAM)  group at the University of Twente. He is an IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Fellow.

Vice-President Industry - Dr. Rainer Bischoff

Dr. Rainer Bischoff has been working for the KUKA Roboter Corporation since 2002, coordinating and managing the company's cooperative research projects on European and national level. He has been vice-president Industry since 2012.

Treasurer - Andrew Graham

Andrew Graham is Technical Director and co-founder of OC Robotics. Apart from a period of postgraduate research at the University of Bristol, he has worked in SME’s his whole career. Andrew was elected to the board of euRobotics in March 2015.

Board of Directors


1. Agirre Ibarbia, Jon; Tecnalia
2. Albu-Schäffer, Alin; DLR
3. Balaguer, Carlos; University Carlos III of Madrid
4. Bonsignorio, Fabio; BioRobotics Institute, SSSA
5. Hägele, Martin; Fraunhofer IPA
6. Leroux, Christophe; CEA
7. Metta, Giorgio; IIT
8. Ollero, Anibal; University of Sevilla
9. Röning, Juha; Oulu University
10. Siciliano, Bruno; University of Naples
11. Stramigioli, Stefano; University of Twente
12. Vincze, Markus; Technische Universitat Wien


1. Baroncelli, Arturo; COMAU Robotics
2. Bischoff, Rainer; KUKA
3. Calva, Mauricio; Chevron North Sea
4. Champion, Renaud; PRIMNEXT SARL
5. Graham, Andrew; OC Robotics
6. Kerr, Geoffrey; Procter & Gamble
7. Koudelkova Delimoges, Petra; Softbank Robotics
8. Mayer, Mike; Schunk
9. Pegman, Geoff; R U Robots
10. Tomatis, Nicola; BlueBotics SA
11. Walker, Rich; Shadow Robot Company
12. Wappling, Daniel; ABB