In accordance with Article 85(2) of the SRMR and following a public call for expression of interests published in the Official Journal of the European Union, five members and two alternates have to be appointed by the Board in its Executive Session for a term of five years each. Each term may be extended once.
Currently, the Appeal Panel is composed of:
- Christopher Pleister (Chair)
- Luis Silva Morais (Vice-Chair)
- Kaarlo Jännäri (Member)
- Marco Lamandini (Member)
- Helen Louri-Dendrinou (Member)
- Herbert Pichler (Alternate)
- David Ramos Muñoz (Alternate)
As from 6 November 2015 until 24 October 2016, the Appeal Panel consisted of : Ms Hélène Vletter- Van-Dort (Chair), Mr Yves Herinckx (Vice-Chair), Mr Kaarlo Jännäri, Mr Marco Lamandini, Mr Christopher Pleister as members of the Appeal Panel, as well as Ms Helen Louri-Dendrinou and Mr Luis Silva Morais as alternates to the Appeal Panel.
On 24 October 2016, at in-person meeting held in Brussels, Ms Hélène Vletter-van-Dort resigned as Chair. The Appeal Panel elected Mr Christopher Pleister as the new Chair. At the same time, it was agreed that Ms Hélène Vletter-van-Dort would become an Alternate and that Mr Luis Silva Morais would in turn become a Member.
On 26 March 2018 and with immediate effect, Mr Yves Herinckx, resigned as Vice-Chair of the Appeal Panel. Until a new member or alternate of the Panel was appointed, Ms Helen Louri-Dendrinou served as a member of the Appeal Panel.