CVMP members

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) publishes details of the members and alternates of its Committee for Veterinary Medicinal Products (CVMP).

The ">CVMP consists of:

  • a chair, elected by serving CVMP members;
  • one member and an alternate nominated by each of the 27¬†EU Member States after consulting EMA's Management Board;
  • one member and an alternate nominated by each of the EEA-EFTA States;
  • up to five co-opted members, chosen among experts nominated by Member States or the Agency and recruited, when necessary, to provide additional expertise in a particular scientific area.

All members and alternates serve on the committee for a renewable three year period.

EMA has adopted a revised procedure for the nomination and appointment of co-opted members in April 2022:

List of members and alternates

The list includes each 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 committee members, see Handling competing interests.

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

Members

Members nominated by the Member States

Co-opted members

Chair

Name
Gerrit Johan Schefferlie
Affiliation
College ter Beoordeling van Geneesmiddelen Bureau Diergeneesmiddelen
Address
P. O. Box 8275, 3503 RG Utrecht, NETHERLANDS
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Vice-chair

Name
Frida Hasslung Wikström
Affiliation
Medical Products Agency
Address
Box 26, 751 03 Uppsala, SWEDEN
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Members nominated by Member States

Austria

Member

Name
Petra Falb
Title
Assessor
Affiliation
BASG - Bundesamt für Sicherheit im Gesundheitswesen
Address
Traisengasse 5, Brigittenau, 1200 Vienna, AUSTRIA
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Alternate

Name
Manuela Leitner
Affiliation
BASG - Bundesamt für Sicherheit im Gesundheitswesen
Address
Traisengasse 5, Brigittenau, 1200 Vienna, AUSTRIA
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Belgium

Member

Name
Bruno Urbain
Affiliation
Federal Agency For Medicines And Health Products
Address
Eurostation 2, Victor Hortaplein 40, 1060 Brussels, BELGIUM
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Alternate

Name
Frédéric Klein
Title
Scientific evaluator - DG Pre
Affiliation
Federal Agency For Medicines And Health Products
Address
Eurostation 2, Victor Hortaplein 40, 1060 Brussels, BELGIUM
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Bulgaria

Member

Name
Krasimir Zlatkov
Affiliation
Bulgarian Agency For Food Safety
Address
Shose Bankya 7, 1331 Sofia, BULGARIA
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Alternate

Name
Nadya Ognyanova Vladimirova
Affiliation
Bulgarian Agency For Food Safety
Address
Shose Bankya 7, 1331 Sofia, BULGARIA
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Croatia

Member

Name
Frane Božić
Title
Full professor
Affiliation
University Of Zagreb
Address
Ulica Vjekoslava Heinzela 55, Zagreb, 10000 Grad Zagreb, CROATIA
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Alternate

Name
Hrvoje Pavasovic
Title
Associate of Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Affiliation
University Of Zagreb
Address
Ulica Vjekoslava Heinzela 55, Zagreb, 10000 Grad Zagreb, CROATIA
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Cyprus

Member

Name
Christodoulos Pipis
Title
Head of Agency
Affiliation
Ministry Of Agriculture Rural Development And Environment
Address
Athalassa, 1417 Nicosia, CYPRUS
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Alternate

Name
Alia Michaelidou-Patsia
Affiliation
Ministry Of Agriculture Rural Development And Environment
Address
Athalassa, 1417 Nicosia, CYPRUS
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Czechia

Member

Name
Leona Nepejchalová
Affiliation
Institute For State Control Of Veterinary Biologicals And Medicines
Address
Hudcova 56a, Medlanky, 621 00 Brno-Medlanky, CZECHIA
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Alternate

Name
Jiří Bureš
Title
Managing Director
Affiliation
Institute For State Control Of Veterinary Biologicals And Medicines
Address
Hudcova 56a, Medlanky, 621 00 Brno-Medlanky, CZECHIA
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Denmark

Member

Name
Niels Christian Kyvsgaard
Title
Scientific Officer
Affiliation
Danish Medicines Agency
Address
Axel Heides Gade 1, 2300 Copenhagen S, DENMARK
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Alternate

Name
Merete Blixenkrone-Møller
Affiliation
Danish Medicines Agency
Address
Axel Heides Gade 1, 2300 Copenhagen S, DENMARK
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Estonia

Member

Name
Toomas Tiirats
Title
Head of Department, Lecturer
Affiliation
Estonian University Of Life Sciences
Address
F. R. Kreutzwaldi Tn 62, 51006 Tartu Linn, ESTONIA
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Alternate

Awaiting Nomination.

Finland

Member

Name
Minna Leppänen
Affiliation
Finnish Medicines Agency
Address
P. O. Box 55, 00034 Helsinki, FINLAND
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Alternate

Name
Tita-Maria Muhonen
Title
Veterinary Officer
Affiliation
Finnish Medicines Agency
Address
P. O. Box 55, 00034 Helsinki, FINLAND
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France

Member

Name
Sylvie Louet
Affiliation
National Veterinary Medicines Agency
Address
CS 70611, 8 Rue Claude Bourgelat, Cs 70611 Javene, Javene, 35306 Fougeres Cedex, FRANCE
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Alternate

Name
Christine Miras
Affiliation
National Veterinary Medicines Agency
Address
CS 70611, 8 Rue Claude Bourgelat, Cs 70611 Javene, Javene, 35306 Fougeres Cedex, FRANCE
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Germany

Member

Name
Andrea Christina Golombiewski
Affiliation
Federal Office Of Consumer Protection And Food Safety
Address
Mauerstrasse 39/42, Mitte, 10117 Berlin, GERMANY
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Alternate

Name
Esther Werner
Affiliation
Paul Ehrlich Institute
Address
Paul-Ehrlich-Strasse 51-59, Industriegebiet, 63225 Langen Hessen, GERMANY
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Greece

Member

Name
Spyridon Farlopoulos
Affiliation
National Organization For Medicines
Address
Anthias 284, 155 62 Ekali, GREECE
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Alternate

Name
Amalia Papadaki
Affiliation
National Organization For Medicines
Address
Anthias 284, 155 62 Ekali, GREECE
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Hungary

Member

Name
Gábor Kulcsár
Affiliation
National Food Chain Safety Office Directorate Of Veterinary Medicinal Products
Address
Szallas Utca 8, 1107 Budapest X, HUNGARY
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Alternate

Name
Eszter Kollár-Nagy
Affiliation
National Food Chain Safety Office Directorate Of Veterinary Medicinal Products
Address
Szallas Utca 8, 1107 Budapest X, HUNGARY
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Iceland

Member

Awaiting Nomination.

Alternate

Awaiting Nomination.

Ireland

Member

Name
Paul McNeill
Affiliation
Health Products Regulatory Authority
Address
Kevin O Malley House, Earlsfort Centre, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, D02 XP77, IRELAND
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Alternate

Name
Jeremiah Gabriel Beechinor
Affiliation
Health Products Regulatory Authority
Address
Kevin O Malley House, Earlsfort Centre, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, D02 XP77, IRELAND
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Italy

Member

Name
Paolo Pasquali
Affiliation
Italian National Institute Of Health
Address
Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161, Rome, ITALY
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Alternate

Name
Antonio Battisti
Affiliation
Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale Delle Regioni Lazio E Toscana
Address
Via Appia Nuova 1411, 00178, Rome, ITALY
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Latvia

Member

Name
Zanda Auce
Title
Head of Division
Affiliation
Food And Veterinary Service
Address
Peldu Iela 30, 1050 Riga, LATVIA
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Alternate

Awaiting Nomination.

Liechtenstein

Member

Awaiting Nomination.

Alternate

Awaiting Nomination.

Lithuania

Member

Name
Snieguole Trumpickaite Dzekcioriene
Affiliation
State Food And Veterinary Service
Address
J. Naujalio g. 21b, 48332 Kaunas, LITHUANIA
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Alternate

Name
Nijole Stankeviciene
Affiliation
State Food And Veterinary Service
Address
J. Naujalio g. 21b, 48332 Kaunas, LITHUANIA
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Luxembourg

Member

Name
Marc Schmit
Title
Pharmacist
Affiliation
Ministry Of Health
Address
Villa Louvigny, Allee Marconi, Parc de la Ville, 1er etage, 2120 Luxemburg, LUXEMBOURG
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Alternate

Name
Caroline Coner
Affiliation
Ministry Of Health
Address
1273 Luxembourg-Hamm, LUXEMBOURG
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Malta

Member

Name
Stephen Spiteri
Title
Principal pharmacist
Affiliation
Ministry for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries
Address
Veterinary medicines Section, Abattoir Square, Albert Town, MRS 1123 Marsa, MALTA
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Alternate

Name
Elena Maria Vella
Affiliation
Ministry for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries
Address
Veterinary medicines Section, Abattoir Square, Albert Town, MRS 1123 Marsa, MALTA
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Netherlands

Member

Name
Jacqueline Poot
Title
Assessor/ Regulatory Project Leader (Vet)
Affiliation
College ter Beoordeling van Geneesmiddelen Bureau Diergeneesmiddelen
Address
Graadt van Roggenweg 500, 3531 AH Utrecht, NETHERLANDS
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Alternate

Name
Kim Boerkamp
Affiliation
College ter Beoordeling van Geneesmiddelen Bureau Diergeneesmiddelen
Address
CBG-Medicines Evaluation Board, Graadt van Roggenweg 500, 3531 AH Utrecht, NETHERLANDS
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Norway

Member

Name
Hanne Bergendahl
Affiliation
Norwegian Medicines Agency
Address
Postboks 240, 0213 Oslo, NORWAY
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Alternate

Name
Annelin Aksdal Bjelland
Affiliation
Norwegian Medicines Agency
Address
Stroemsveien 96, 0663 Oslo, NORWAY
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Poland

Member

Name
Anna Wachnik-Święcicka
Affiliation
Office For Registration Of Medicinal Products Medical Devices And Biocidal Products
Address
Ul. Aleje Jerozolimskie 181c, 02-222 Warsaw, POLAND
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Alternate

Name
Ewa Augustynowicz
Affiliation
National Institute Of Public Health National Institute Of Hygiene
Address
Ul. Chocimska 24, 00-791 Warsaw, POLAND
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Portugal

Member

Name
João Pedro Duarte Da Silva
Affiliation
Directorate General For Food And Veterinary
Address
Avenida Antonio Serpa 26 1, 1050-027 Lisbon, PORTUGAL
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Alternate

Name
Ines Dias
Title
Veterinary Doctor
Affiliation
Directorate General For Food And Veterinary
Address
Campo Grande 50, 1700-093 Lisbon, PORTUGAL
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Romania

Member

Name
Gabriela Tuchila
Affiliation
Institute For Control Of Biological Products And Veterinary Medicines
Address
Strada Dudului 39, Sector 6, 060603 Bucharest, ROMANIA
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Alternate

Name
Lollita Sanda Camelia Taban
Title
Head of Laboratory
Affiliation
Institute For Control Of Biological Products And Veterinary Medicines
Address
Strada Dudului 39, Sector 6, 060603 Bucharest, ROMANIA
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Slovakia

Member

Name
Eva Chobotová
Affiliation
Institute For State Control Of Veterinary Biologicals And Medicaments
Address
Biovetska 34, Dolne Krskany, 949 05 Nitra, SLOVAKIA
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Alternate

Name
Katarína Massányiová
Affiliation
Institute For State Control Of Veterinary Biologicals And Medicaments
Address
Biovetska 34, Dolne Krskany, 949 05 Nitra, SLOVAKIA
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Slovenia

Member

Name
Katarina Straus
Affiliation
Agency For Medicinal Products And Medical Devices Of The Republic Of Slovenia
Address
Slovenceva Ulica 22, 1000 Ljubljana, SLOVENIA
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Alternate

Name
Boris Kolar
Title
Head of risk assessment of Chemicals with Ecotoxicological laboratory
Affiliation
National Laboratory Of Health, Environment And Food
Address
Prvomajska Ulica 1, 2000 Maribor, SLOVENIA
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Spain

Member

Name
Cristina Muñoz Madero
Title
Senior Assessor
Affiliation
The Spanish Agency Of Medicines And Medical Devices
Address
Parque Empresarial Las Mercedes , Edificio 8 , C/Campezo 1, 28022 Madrid, SPAIN
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Alternate

Name
Consuelo Rubio Montejano
Affiliation
The Spanish Agency Of Medicines And Medical Devices
Address
Edificio 8, Calle Campezo 1, Poligono Las Mercedes, 28022 Madrid, SPAIN
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Sweden

Member

Name
Frida Hasslung Wikström
Affiliation
Medical Products Agency
Address
Box 26, 751 03 Uppsala, SWEDEN
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Alternate

Name
Hanna Bremer
Affiliation
Medical Products Agency
Address
Dag Hammarskjolds Vag 42, Uppsala Science Park, 752 37 Uppsala, SWEDEN
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Co-opted members (with indication of their specific area of competence)

Antimicrobials and antimicrobial resistance

Name
Keith Baptiste
Title
Veterinary assessor
Affiliation
Danish Medicines Agency
Address
Axel Heides Gade 1, 2300 Copenhagen S, DENMARK
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Toxicology and Residues

Name
Carina Bergman
Title
Non-clinical assessor
Affiliation
Medical Products Agency
Address
Box 26, 751 03 Uppsala, SWEDEN
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Clinical veterinary practice

Name
Rory Breathnach
Affiliation
Health Products Regulatory Authority
Address
Kevin O Malley House, Earlsfort Centre, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, D02 XP77, IRELAND
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Environmental risk assessment

Name
Ricardo Carapeto García
Affiliation
The Spanish Agency Of Medicines And Medical Devices
Address
Edificio 8, Calle Campezo 1, Poligono Las Mercedes, 28022 Madrid, SPAIN
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Quality

Name
Mary O'Grady
Affiliation
Health Products Regulatory Authority
Address
Kevin O Malley House, Earlsfort Centre, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, D02 XP77, IRELAND
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