Management Board members

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) publishes details of the members of its Management Board.

This page lists each Management Board member's and alternate's:

  • affiliation;
  • curriculum vitae;
  • declaration of interests and confidentiality undertaking.

For more information on EMA's policy on handling competing interests for Management Board members, see Handling competing interests.

For contact details, please refer to the affiliated organisations of individual members.

Members

Chair

Name
Lorraine Nolan
Title
Chief Executive
Affiliation
An tÚdarás Rialála Táirgí Sláinte
Address
Kevin O'Malley House, The Earlsfort Centre, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin, 2, IRELAND
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Vice-chair

Name
Christelle Ratignier-Carbonneil
Title
Director General
Affiliation
Agence nationale de sécurité du médicament et des produits de santé
Address
143-147 Boulevard Anatole France, 93285 St Denis Cedex, FRANCE
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European Parliament

Representatives

Name
Karin Kadenbach
Affiliation
European Parliament
Address
Wipplinger Strasse 35, 1010 Wien, AUSTRIA
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Name
Anthony Borg
Affiliation
University of Malta
Address
Block A , New Humanities Bldg, Msida, MALTA
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Not Applicable


European Commission

Representatives

Name
Sandra Gallina
Title
Director-General
Affiliation
European Commission
Address
DG SANTE - Health and Food Safety, Belliard 232, rue Breydel 4, 1040 Brussels, BELGIUM
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Name
Joanna Drake
Title
Deputy Director General
Affiliation
European Commission
Address
DG RTD - Research and Innovation, square Frere Orban 8, 1040 Brussels, BELGIUM
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Alternates

Name
Anna-Eva Ampélas
Affiliation
European Commission
Address
DG SANTE D - Medical Products & Innovation, Rue Froissart 101, 1040 Brussels, BELGIUM
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Name
Irene Norstedt
Title
Director
Affiliation
European Commission
Address
DG RTD - Research and Innovation, square Frere Orban 8, 1040 Brussels, BELGIUM
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Austria

Representative

Name
Christa Wirthumer-Hoche
Title
Executive Director
Affiliation
BASG - Bundesamt für Sicherheit im Gesundheitswesen
Address
Traisengasse 5, A- 1200 Vienna, AUSTRIA
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Alternate

Name
Thomas Reichhart
Title
Head of Legal Department
Affiliation
Bundesamt fur Sicherheit im Gesundheitswesen
Address
Bundesamt für Sicherheit im Gesundheitswesen/AGES Medizinmarktaufsicht, Traisengasse 5, 1200 Vienna, AUSTRIA
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Belgium

Representative

Name
Xavier De Cuyper
Title
Chief Executive Officer
Affiliation
Federaal Agentschap voor Geneesmiddelen en Gezondheidsproducten - Agence Fédérale des Médicaments et des Produits de Santé
Address
Galileolaan 5/03, Avenue Galilée 5/03, B-1210 Brussel - Bruxelles, BELGIUM
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Alternate

Name
Greet Musch
Title
Head of R&D Department
Affiliation
Federaal Agentschap voor Geneesmiddelen en Gezondheidsproducten - Agence Fédérale des Médicaments et des Produits de Santé
Address
Galileolaan 5/03, Avenue Galilée 5/03, B-1210 Brussel - Bruxelles, BELGIUM
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Bulgaria

Representative

Name
Bogdan Yavorov Kirilov
Title
Executive Director
Affiliation
ИЗПЪЛНИТЕЛНА АГЕНЦИЯ ПО ЛЕКАРСТВАТА
Address
8, Damyan Gruev str., 1303 Sofia, BULGARIA
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Alternate

Name
Svetlin Sofroniev Spirov
Title
Secretary General
Affiliation
ИЗПЪЛНИТЕЛНА АГЕНЦИЯ ПО ЛЕКАРСТВАТА
Address
8, Damyan Gruev str., 1303 Sofia, BULGARIA
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Croatia

Representative

Name
Siniša Tomić
Title
Executive Director
Affiliation
Agencija za Lijekove i Medicinske Proizvode
Address
Ksaverska cesta 4, 10000 Zagreb, CROATIA
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Alternate

Name
Danica Kramaric
Title
Director
Affiliation
Ministarstvo zdravlja
Address
Ksaver 200a, 10000 Zagreb, CROATIA
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Cyprus

Representative

Name
Helena Panayiotopoulou
Title
Director of Pharmaceutical Services
Affiliation
ΦΑΡΜΑΚΕΥΤΙΚΕΣ ΥΠΗΡΕΣΙΕΣ ΥΠΟΥΡΓΕΙΟ ΥΓΕΙΑΣ
Address
Ministry Of Health, 15 Polyphimou, 2033 Lefkosia , CYPRUS
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Alternate

Name
Irini Chrysafi Fanidou
Title
Head of Regulatory Sector
Affiliation
ΦΑΡΜΑΚΕΥΤΙΚΕΣ ΥΠΗΡΕΣΙΕΣ ΥΠΟΥΡΓΕΙΟ ΥΓΕΙΑΣ
Address
Ministry Of Health, 15 Polyphimou, 2033 Lefkosia , CYPRUS
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Czechia

Representative

Name
Irena Storova
Title
Director
Affiliation
Státní ústav pro kontrolu léčiv
Address
Srobarova 48, 100 41 Prague, CZECHIA
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Alternate

Name
Jiří Bureš
Title
Managing Director
Affiliation
Ústav pro státní kontrolu veterinárních biopreparátů a léčiv
Address
Hudcova 56a, 621 00 Brno - Medlánky, CZECHIA
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Denmark

Representative

Name
Lars Bo Nielsen
Title
Director General
Affiliation
Danish Medicines Agency
Address
Axel Heides Gade 1, 2300 København S, DENMARK
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Alternate

Name
Mette Aaboe Hansen
Title
Head of Division
Affiliation
Danish Medicines Agency
Address
Axel Heides Gade 1, 2300 København S, DENMARK
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Estonia

Representative

Name
Katrin Kiisk
Title
Director General
Affiliation
Ravimiamet
Address
1, Nooruse Street, 50411 Tartu, ESTONIA
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Alternate

Name
Alar Irs
Title
Chief Medical Officer
Affiliation
Ravimiamet
Address
1, Nooruse Street, 50411 Tartu, ESTONIA
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Finland

Representative

Name
Eija Pelkonen
Title
Director General
Affiliation
Lääkealan turvallisuus- ja kehittämiskeskus
Address
P.O Box 55, FI-00034 Fimea, FINLAND
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Alternate

Name
Johanna Nystedt
Title
Director, Supervision and Availability
Affiliation
Lääkealan turvallisuus- ja kehittämiskeskus
Address
P.O Box 55, FI-00034 Fimea, FINLAND
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France

Representative

Name
Christelle Ratignier-Carbonneil
Title
Director General
Affiliation
Agence nationale de sécurité du médicament et des produits de santé
Address
143-147 Boulevard Anatole France, 93285 St Denis Cedex, FRANCE
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Alternate

Name
Franck Foures
Title
Director General
Affiliation
Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire - Agence Nationale de Sécurité Sanitaire de l'alimentation, de l'environnement et du travail
Address
14 rue Claude Bourgelat, Parc d'Activités de la Grande Marche, CS 70611, Javené, 35306 Fougères Cedex, FRANCE
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Germany

Representative

Name
Karl Broich
Title
President
Affiliation
Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte
Address
Kurt-Georg-Kiesinger-Allee 3, 53175 Bonn, GERMANY
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Alternate

Name
Lars - Christoph Nickel
Title
Head of Directorate
Affiliation
Bundesministerium für Gesundheit
Address
Rochusstraße 1, 53123 Bonn, GERMANY
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Greece

Representative

Name
Dimitrios Filippou
Title
President
Affiliation
National Organization for Medicines
Address
284 Mesogeion Avenue, Holargos, 15562 Athens, GREECE
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Alternate

Name
Maria Gazouli
Affiliation
Greece Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Address
Michalakopoulou 176, 11527 Athens, GREECE
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Hungary

Representative

Name
Mátyás Szentiványi
Title
Director General
Affiliation
Országos Gyógyszerészeti és Élelmezés-egészségügyi Intézet
Address
Szabolcs utca 33, 1135 Budapest, HUNGARY
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Alternate

Name
Beatrix Horvath
Title
Head of department
Affiliation
Ministry of Interior
Address
1151 Budapest, HUNGARY
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Ireland

Representative

Name
Lorraine Nolan
Title
Chief Executive
Affiliation
An tÚdarás Rialála Táirgí Sláinte
Address
Kevin O'Malley House, The Earlsfort Centre, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin, 2, IRELAND
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Alternate

Name
Rita Purcell
Title
Deputy Chief Executive
Affiliation
An tÚdarás Rialála Táirgí Sláinte
Address
Kevin O'Malley House, The Earlsfort Centre, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin, 2, IRELAND
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Italy

Representative

Awaiting Nomination.

Alternate

Name
Francesco Trotta
Title
Head of Health Technology Assessment Division
Affiliation
Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco, Health Technology Assessment Division
Address
Via del Tritone, 181, 00187, Roma, ITALY
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Latvia

Representative

Name
Sergejs Akulics
Title
Deputy Director
Affiliation
Zāļu valsts aģentūra
Address
Jersikas iela 15, LV-1003 Riga, LATVIA
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Alternate

Awaiting Nomination.

Lithuania

Representative

Name
Gytis Andrulionis
Title
Director
Affiliation
State Medicines Control Agency under the Ministry of Health
Address
Žirmūnų str.139A, LT-09120 Vilnius, LITHUANIA
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Alternate

Awaiting Nomination.

Luxembourg

Representative

Name
Anna Chioti
Title
Head of Division Pharmacy and Medicines
Affiliation
Ministère de la Santé
Address
20, Rue de Bitbourg, L-1273 Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG
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Alternate

Name
Marcin Wisniewski
Title
Pharmacist-Inspector – Chargé de mission
Affiliation
Ministère de la Santé
Address
20, Rue de Bitbourg, L-1273 Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG
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Malta

Representative

Name
Anthony Serracino-Inglott
Title
Chief Executive Officer
Affiliation
Awtorità dwar il-Mediċini
Address
Sir Temi Zammit Buildings, Malta Life Sciences Park, SGN 3000 San Gwann, MALTA
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Alternate

Name
John Joseph Borg
Title
Technical director
Affiliation
Awtorità dwar il-Mediċini
Address
Sir Temi Zammit Buildings, Malta Life Sciences Park, SGN 3000 San Gwann, MALTA
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Netherlands

Representative

Name
Paula Loekemeijer
Title
Executive Director
Affiliation
College ter Beoordeling van Geneesmiddelen
Address
Graadt van Roggenweg 500, 3531 AH Utrecht, NETHERLANDS
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Alternate

Name
Aimad Torqui
Title
Head of Division
Affiliation
College ter Beoordeling van Geneesmiddelen
Address
Graadt van Roggenweg 500, 3531 AH Utrecht, NETHERLANDS
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Poland

Representative

Name
Grzegorz Cessak
Title
President
Affiliation
Urząd Rejestracji Produktów Leczniczych, Wyrobow Medycznych i Produktów Biobójczych
Address
Al. Jerozolimskie 181C, 02-222 Warszawa, POLAND
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Alternate

Name
Marcin Kolakowski
Title
Vice-President
Affiliation
Urząd Rejestracji Produktów Leczniczych, Wyrobow Medycznych i Produktów Biobójczych
Address
Al. Jerozolimskie 181C, 02-222 Warszawa, POLAND
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Portugal

Representative

Name
Rui Santos Ivo
Title
President of the Executive Board
Affiliation
INFARMED - Autoridade Nacional do Medicamento e Produtos de Saúde, I.P.
Address
Parque de Saúde de Lisboa, Avenida do Brasil, 53, 1749-004 Lisboa, PORTUGAL
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Alternate

Name
Susana Guedes Pombo
Title
General Director
Affiliation
Direcção-Geral de Alimentacao e Veterinaria
Address
Campo Grande no.50 , 1700-093 Lisboa, PORTUGAL
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Romania

Representative

Name
Razvan Mihai Prisada
Title
President
Affiliation
Agenția Națională a Medicamentului și a Dispozitivelor Medicale din România
Address
Str. Aviator Sănătescu 48, Sector 1, 011478 Bucharest, ROMANIA
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Alternate

Name
Romica Andrei Baciu
Title
Secretary of State
Affiliation
Ministry of Health
Address
Strada Cristian Popisteanu 1-3, 030167 Bucharest, ROMANIA
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Slovakia

Representative

Name
Peter Potúček
Title
Executive Director
Affiliation
Štátny ústav pre kontrolu liečiv
Address
Kvetná 11, 825 08 Bratislava 26, SLOVAKIA
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Alternate

Name
Marián Gajdoš
Title
Director
Affiliation
Ústav štátnej kontroly veterinárnych biopreparátov a liečiv
Address
Biovetská 34, 94901 Nitra, SLOVAKIA
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Slovenia

Representative

Name
Momir Radulovic
Title
Executive Director
Affiliation
Javna agencija Republike Slovenije za zdravila in medicinske pripomočke
Address
Slovenceva ulica 22, 1000 Ljubljana, SLOVENIA
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Alternate

Name
Andrej Janžič
Title
Head of Medicinal Products and Medical Devices Division
Affiliation
Ministry of Health
Address
Štefanova 5, 1000 Ljubljana, SLOVENIA
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Spain

Representative

Name
María Jesús Lamas Díaz
Title
Excecutive Director
Affiliation
Agencia Espanola de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios
Address
Parque Empresarial Las Mercedes , Edificio 8 , C/Campezo 1, 28022 Madrid, SPAIN
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Alternate

Name
Consuelo Rubio Montejano
Affiliation
Agencia Espanola de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios
Address
Parque Empresarial Las Mercedes , Edificio 8 , C/Campezo 1, 28022 Madrid, SPAIN
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Sweden

Representative

Name
Bjorn Eriksson
Title
Director General
Affiliation
Läkemedelsverket
Address
Box 26, 751 03 Uppsala, SWEDEN
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Alternate

Name
Asa Kumlin Howell
Title
Senior Policy Advisor
Affiliation
Läkemedelsverket
Address
Box 26, 751 03 Uppsala, SWEDEN
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Representatives of patients' organisations

Representatives

Name
Marco Greco
Title
President of the Board
Affiliation
European Patients Forum (EPF)
Address
31 Rue du commerce, 1000 Bruxelles, BELGIUM
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Name
Virginie Hivert
Title
Therapeutic Development Director
Affiliation
EURORDIS - Rare Diseases Europe
Address
Plateforme Maladies Rares, EURORDIS/PMR, 96 Rue Didot, 75014 Paris, FRANCE
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Not Applicable


Representatives of doctors' organisations

Representative

Name
Denis Lacombe
Title
Chief Executive Officer
Affiliation
European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer
Address
Avenue Mounierlaan, 83/11, 1200 Brussels, BELGIUM
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Not Applicable


Representatives of veterinarians' organisations

Representative

Name
Despoina Iatridou
Title
Senior Veterinary Policy Officer
Affiliation
Federation of Veterinarians of Europe
Address
Rue Viktor Oudart, 7, 1030 Brussels, BELGIUM
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Not Applicable


Observers

Iceland

Representative

Name
Runa Hauksdottir Hvannberg
Title
Executive Director
Affiliation
Lyfjastofnun
Address
Vínlandsleið 14, IS-113 Reykjavík, ICELAND
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Alternate

Liechtenstein

Representative

Name
Vlasta Zavadova
Title
Head of Medicinal Products
Affiliation
Amt für Gesundheit
Address
Äulestrasse 51, 9490 Vaduz, LIECHTENSTEIN
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Alternate

Name
Martin Stricker
Title
Head of Medical Devices and Radiation Protection
Affiliation
Amt für Gesundheit
Address
Äulestrasse 51, 9490 Vaduz, LIECHTENSTEIN
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Norway

Representative

Name
Audun Haga
Title
Director General
Affiliation
Statens legemiddelverk
Address
Postboks 240, Skøyen, 0213 Oslo, NORWAY
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Alternate

Name
Marit Hystad
Title
Acting Strategic Director
Affiliation
Statens legemiddelverk
Address
Postboks 240, Skøyen, 0213 Oslo, NORWAY
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