The RESAVER Consortium

The RESAVER Consortium is an international, not-for-profit organisation, established on 1 October 2014. The Consortium is responsible for establishing the RESAVER Pension Fund and defining its design.

The Consortium's Purpose

The RESAVER Consortium’s purpose is to:

  • promote the establishment of the RESAVER Pension Fund for the benefit of individual employees of research organisations within the EEA;
  • design the common features of pension arrangements that are included in RESAVER Pension Fund for each country;
  • promote the establishment of RESAVER Insurance, to supplement the RESAVER Pension Fund;
  • define the roll-out plan for the RESAVER Pension Fund;
  • represent organisations/employers; and
  • engage in the selection process for service providers.

The Consortium's structure

The following diagram shows how the Consortium's structure works.

This diagram shows the structure of the RESAVER Consortium.
  1. The General Assembly is the general leading body of the Consortium. It takes decisions by voting.
  2. The General Assembly is composed of Full Members, who each have one vote and Associate Members who do not have voting rights.
  3. The Consortium is managed by its Board of Directors, the executive body. The Board is elected by the General Assembly.

Consortium Full members

The Full Members of the RESAVER Consortium are listed below. Founding Members are marked with *.

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Consortium Associate members

The current Associate Members of the RESAVER Consortium are listed below. Founding Members are marked with *.

Click on a country name to reveal the Associate Members within that country.

RESAVER Supporters

Our supporters include:

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • League of European Research Universities (LERU)

General Assembly

It has mainly a supervisory/strategic role, including:

  • approving the annual accounts and the budget;
  • deciding on the admission of Member organisations;
  • deciding on the exclusion of Member organisations;
  • approving amendments of the bylaws;
  • electing the members of the Board of Directors;
  • appointing the statutory auditor (if any);
  • deciding on the dissolution of the RESAVER Consortium; and
  • approving the common pension plan design for each country.