EuroCloud is an independent non-profit organization and consists of a two-tier setup where every European country can apply to participate in as long as they respect the EuroCloud Statutes. In less than three years, 30 countries have a EuroCloud presence and in 21 European countries a local Eurocloud association is formally established.
Right now the established countries are: Portugal, Spain, France, UK, Belgium, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Austria, Switzerland, Slovenia, Italy, Ireland, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Poland, Romania, Serbia and Hungary. The board directors of these countries are also member of the EuroCloud Europe council and have a vote on decisions to be made. Pricing on local membership may differ due to the fact that Local EuroCloud associations can define their own business model.
The officers structure of EuroCloud Europe is as follows:
Chairman: Bernd Becker (Germany)
Vice-Chairman and Treasurer: Tobias Höllwarth (Austria)
Vice-Chairman: Phil Wainwright (UK)
Vice-Chairman: Paulo Calcada (Portugal)
Vice-Chairman: Amal Choury (Luxembourg)
Vice-Chairman: Michael Abrahamsson (Sweden)
Vice-Chairman: Dalibor Baskovc (Slovenia)
Managing Director: Andreas Weiss (not representing any country)
Every board member have their own businesses and for all members EuroCloud activities are undertaken alongside their regular jobs/activities. All local EuroClouds can decide within their country what policy they use and how to set things up, most of the times, this is done with help from EuroCloud Europe with facilities. There is no financial linkage between local EuroClouds and EuroCloud Europe.
To act as a true European player, all programs that are developed (Congress, Award, EuroCloud day) are intended to be European activities where all boardmembers play their part, active or passive. Where Germany developed a full quality audit seal program, all EuroClouds are invited to adopt that and implement on local level, the same goes for standardisation, setting a standard right away with the volume for adoption in one go. These European programs are the strength of EuroCloud as a whole, because the local countries are involved right from the start.
The organization relies on a two-level framework including respect to local cultures along with the will to promote a real European spirit.