ECtHR: Election of new Vice President, and Section President
On 15 November 2021, the Court elected Judge Síofra O’Leary (Ireland) as new Vice President and Marko Bošnjak (Slovenia) as new Section President. They took office in January 2022.
Before joining the ECtHR Ms O’Leary was Head of Unit of the Research and Documentation Directorate at the CJEU. She has been a judge at the ECtHR since 2 July 2015.
Prior to his career at the ECtHR, Mr Bošnjak worked in different positions at the University of Ljubljana and was an advisor to the Constitutional Court of Slovenia. He has been a judge at the ECtHR since 30 May 2016.