Facts and figures 2015


1118.3 million CHF

Member states

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom 

Dates of accession

Candidate for accession


Associate member state in the pre-stage to membership


Associate member states

Turkey (from May 2015), Pakistan (from July 2015)


European Union, India, Japan, JINR, Russian Federation, UNESCO and USA


Member states normalized contributions (% total budget) in 2015

Austria 2.21
Belgium 2.76
Bulgaria 0.29
Czech Republic 1.00
Denmark 1.77
Finland 1.38
France 15.13
Germany 20.47
Greece 1.45
Hungary 0.62
Israel 1.34
Italy 11.06
Netherlands 4.55
Norway 2.80
Poland 2.75
Portugal 1.15
Slovak Republic 0.50
Spain 7.82
Sweden 2.82
Switzerland 3.87
United Kingdom 14.26
Candidate for Accession Normalized contributions (% of total)
Romania 0.74

Associate member state in the pre-stage to membership

Normalized contributions (% of total)
Serbia 0.09

CERN Council

President of Council: Agnieszka Zalewska (Poland)
Chairman of the Scientific Policy Committee: Tatsuya Nakada (Switzerland)
Chairman of the Finance Committee: Charlotte Jamieson (United Kingdom)

CERN Management

Position Name
Director-General Rolf-Dieter Heuer
Director for Research and Scientific Computing Sergio Bertolucci
Director for Accelerators and Technology Frédérick Bordry
Director for Administration and General Infrastructure Sigurd Lettow
Stakeholder Relations Office  


James Gillies


Rolf Landua

International Relations

Rüdiger Voss

Relations with International Organizations

Mauruzio Bona
EU Project Office Svetlomir Stavrev
Internal Audit Laure Esteveny
Legal Service Eva-Maria Gröniger-Voss
Occupational Health and Safety and Environmental Protection Unit Ralf Trant
Protocol Office Wendy Korda
Relations with Host States Friedemann Eder
Resources Planning, Processes and Controlling Florian Sonnemann


Beams Paul Collier
Engineering Roberto Saban
Finance, Procurement and Knowledge Transfer Thierry Lagrange
General Infrastructure Services Lluis Miralles Verge
Human Resources Anne-Sylvie Catherin
Information Technology Frédéric Hemmer
Physics Livio Mapelli
Technology José Miguel Jiménez

Project management

Linear Collider Studies (CLIC and LCS) Steinar Stapnes
Future Circular Collider Study (FCC) Michael Benedikt
High Luminosity LHC (HL-LHC) Lucio Rossi
Linear Collider Detector Lucie Linssen
LHC Injectors Upgrades (LIU) Malika Meddahi
Worldwide LHC Computing Grid (WLCG) Ian Bird

Members of the personnel

Staff members as of 31 December 2014 (includes externally funded): 2524

Other employees: Fellows (617) and Apprentices (22)


Associated members as of 31 December 2014: 12503

You are here