The advisory level of GGP encompasses the Advisory Board and the Ethics Board.
The Advisory Board (AB) provides strategic scientific and policy‐related advice to the Consortium Board. The AB meets once a year and gives solicited and unsolicited advice on issues regarding the overall design of the GGP (e.g., vision, new initiatives, work plan), issues related to establishing and maintaining the GGP as a sustainable research infrastructure, and any issues deemed relevant for the GGP by the Consortium Board or by the AB itself.
The AB consists of five to eight experts with a well‐established track record in the scientific and /or policy areas of main importance to the GGP. Current members are:
- William Axinn
Director, Program in Society, Population, and the Environment, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, U.S.A.
- Gianpiero Dalla-Zuanna
Professor, Department of Statistical Sciences, Padua University, Italy
- Sunita Kishor
Director, Demographic Health Surveys (DHS), U.S.A.
- Gabriella Vukovich
President, Hungarian Central Statistical Office, Honorary Professor University of Miskolc, Hungary
- Gert G. Wagner
Professor of Economics at the Berlin University of Technology (TUB) | Member of the Executive Board of DIW Berlin, Germany
The Ethics Board (EB) provides advice on issues related to ethics and data management to the Consortium Board.
Current members of the EB are:
- Marion Wittenberg
Service manager DataverseNL and accountmanager EASY, DANS
- Jeanne Mifsud Bonnici
Professor in European Technology Law and Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Groningen
- Theo van Tilburg
Professor of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Free University Amsterdam