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


Members nominated by Member States

Austria

Member

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

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

Member

Name
Bruno Urbain
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
Frédéric Klein
Title
Scientific evaluator - DG Pre
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

Member

Name
Svetoslav Valentinov Branchev
Affiliation
Българска агенция по безопасност на храните - Bulgarian Food Safety Agency
Address
Pencho Slaveikov Blvd 15 A, 1606 Sofia, BULGARIA
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Alternate

Awaiting Nomination.

Croatia

Member

Name
Frane Božić
Title
Full professor
Affiliation
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb
Address
Ul. Heinzelova 55, HR-10000 Zagreb, CROATIA
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Alternate

Name
Hrvoje Pavasovic
Title
Associate of Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Affiliation
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb
Address
Ul. Heinzelova 55, HR-10000 Zagreb, CROATIA
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Cyprus

Member

Name
Christodoulos Pipis
Title
Head of Agency
Affiliation
ΥΠΟΥΡΓΕΙΟ ΓΕΩΡΓΙΑΣ, ΑΓΡΟΤΙΚΗΣ ΑΝΑΠΤΥΞΗΣ ΚΑΙ ΦΥΣΙΚΩΝ ΠΟΡΩΝ
Address
Athalassa, 1417 Nicosia, CYPRUS
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Alternate

Name
Alia Michaelidou-Patsia
Affiliation
ΥΠΟΥΡΓΕΙΟ ΓΕΩΡΓΙΑΣ, ΑΓΡΟΤΙΚΗΣ ΑΝΑΠΤΥΞΗΣ ΚΑΙ ΦΥΣΙΚΩΝ ΠΟΡΩΝ
Address
Athalassa, 1417 Nicosia, CYPRUS
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Czechia

Member

Name
Leona Nepejchalová
Affiliation
Ústav pro státní kontrolu veterinárních biopreparátů a léčiv
Address
Hudcova 56a, 621 00 Brno - Medlánky, CZECHIA
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Alternate

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

Member

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

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

Member

Name
Toomas Tiirats
Title
Head of Department, Lecturer
Affiliation
Eesti Maaülikool
Address
Kreutzwaldi 62, 51014 Tartu, ESTONIA
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Alternate

Awaiting Nomination.

Finland

Member

Name
Minna Leppänen
Affiliation
Lääkealan turvallisuus- ja kehittämiskeskus
Address
P.O Box 55, FI-00034 Fimea, FINLAND
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Alternate

Name
Tita-Maria Muhonen
Title
Veterinary Officer
Affiliation
Lääkealan turvallisuus- ja kehittämiskeskus
Address
P.O Box 55, FI-00034 Fimea, FINLAND
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France

Member

Name
Sylvie Louet
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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Alternate

Name
Christine Miras
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

Member

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

Name
Andrea Christina Golombiewski
Affiliation
Bundesamt für Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit
Address
Mauerstraße 39-42, 10117 Berlin, GERMANY
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Greece

Member

Name
Spyridon Farlopoulos
Affiliation
National Organization for Medicines
Address
284 Mesogeion Avenue, Holargos, 15562 Athens, GREECE
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Alternate

Name
Amalia Papadaki
Affiliation
National Organization for Medicines
Address
284 Mesogeion Avenue, Holargos, 15562 Athens, GREECE
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Hungary

Member

Name
Gábor Kulcsár
Affiliation
Nemzeti Élelmiszerlánc-biztonsági Hivatal, Állatgyógyászati Termékek Igazgatósága
Address
Szállás u. 8, 1107 Budapest, HUNGARY
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Alternate

Name
Eszter Kollár-Nagy
Affiliation
Nemzeti Élelmiszerlánc-biztonsági Hivatal, Állatgyógyászati Termékek Igazgatósága
Address
Szállás u. 8, 1107 Budapest, HUNGARY
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Iceland

Member

Name
Peter Zsolt Fekete
Affiliation
Lyfjastofnun
Address
Vínlandsleið 14, IS-113 Reykjavík, ICELAND
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Alternate

Awaiting Nomination.

Ireland

Member

Name
Jeremiah Gabriel Beechinor
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
Paul McNeill
Affiliation
An tÚdarás Rialála Táirgí Sláinte
Address
Kevin O'Malley House, The Earlsfort Centre, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin, 2, IRELAND
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Italy

Member

Name
Paolo Pasquali
Affiliation
Istituto Superiore di Sanità
Address
Viale Regina Elena, 299, 00161, Roma, ITALY
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Alternate

Name
Antonio Battisti
Affiliation
Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle regioni Lazio e Toscana
Address
Via Appia Nuova 1411, 00178, Roma (Capannelle), ITALY
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Latvia

Member

Name
Zanda Auce
Title
Head of Division
Affiliation
Pārtikas un veterinārais Dienests
Address
Peldu street 30, LV-1050 Rīga, LATVIA
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Alternate

Name
Santa Ansonska
Affiliation
Pārtikas un veterinārais Dienests
Address
Peldu street 30, LV-1050 Rīga, LATVIA
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Liechtenstein

Member

Awaiting Nomination.

Alternate

Awaiting Nomination.

Lithuania

Member

Name
Snieguole Trumpickaite Dzekcioriene
Affiliation
Valstybinė maisto ir veterinarijos tarnyba
Address
J. Naujalio g. 21b, 48332 Kaunas, LITHUANIA
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Alternate

Name
Nijole Stankeviciene
Affiliation
Valstybinė maisto ir veterinarijos tarnyba
Address
J. Naujalio g. 21b, 48332 Kaunas, LITHUANIA
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Luxembourg

Member

Name
Marc Schmit
Title
Pharmacist
Affiliation
Ministère de la Santé
Address
20, Rue de Bitbourg, L-1273 Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG
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Alternate

Name
Caroline Coner
Affiliation
Ministère de la Santé
Address
1273 Luxembourg-Hamm, LUXEMBOURG
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Malta

Member

Name
Stephen Spiteri
Title
Principal pharmacist
Affiliation
Animal Health and Welfare Department
Address
Veterinary medicines Section, Abattoir Square, Albert Town, MRS 1123 Marsa, MALTA
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Alternate

Name
Elena Maria Vella
Affiliation
Animal Health and Welfare Department
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
Statens legemiddelverk
Address
Postboks 240, 0213 Oslo, NORWAY
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Alternate

Name
Annelin Aksdal Bjelland
Affiliation
Statens legemiddelverk
Address
Postboks 240, Skøyen, 0213 Oslo, NORWAY
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Poland

Member

Name
Anna Wachnik-Święcicka
Affiliation
Urząd Rejestracji Produktów Leczniczych, Wyrobow Medycznych i Produktów Biobójczych
Address
Al. Jerozolimskie 181C, 02-222 Warszawa, POLAND
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Alternate

Name
Ewa Augustynowicz
Affiliation
Narodowy Instytut Zdrowia Publicznego - Państwowy Zakład Higieny
Address
ul. Chocimska 24, 00-791 Warsaw, POLAND
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Portugal

Member

Name
João Pedro Duarte Da Silva
Affiliation
Direcção-Geral de Alimentacao e Veterinaria
Address
Avenida António Serpa, n. 26 - 1 D.to, 1050-027 Lisboa, PORTUGAL
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Alternate

Name
Ines Dias
Title
Veterinary Doctor
Affiliation
Direcção-Geral de Alimentacao e Veterinaria
Address
Campo Grande no.50 , 1700-093 Lisboa, PORTUGAL
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Romania

Member

Name
Gabriela Tuchila
Affiliation
Institutul pentru Controlul Produselor Biologice si Medicamentelor de Uz Veterinar
Address
39 Dudului Street, Sector 6, 060603 Bucharest, ROMANIA
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Alternate

Name
Lollita Sanda Camelia Taban
Title
Head of Laboratory
Affiliation
Institutul pentru Controlul Produselor Biologice si Medicamentelor de Uz Veterinar
Address
39 Dudului Street, Sector 6, 060603 Bucharest, ROMANIA
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Slovakia

Member

Name
Eva Chobotová
Affiliation
Ústav štátnej kontroly veterinárnych biopreparátov a liečiv
Address
Biovetská 34, 949 01 Nitra, SLOVAKIA
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Alternate

Awaiting Nomination.

Slovenia

Member

Name
Katarina Straus
Affiliation
Javna agencija Republike Slovenije za zdravila in medicinske pripomočke
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
Nacionalni laboratorij za zdravje, okolje in hrano
Address
Prvomajska ulica 1, 2000 Maribor, SLOVENIA
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Spain

Member

Name
Cristina Muñoz Madero
Title
Senior Assessor
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

Member

Name
Frida Hasslung Wikström
Affiliation
Läkemedelsverket
Address
Box 26, 751 03 Uppsala, SWEDEN
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Alternate

Name
Carina Bergman
Title
Non-clinical assessor
Affiliation
Läkemedelsverket
Address
Box 26, 751 03 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 København S, DENMARK
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Clinical veterinary practice

Name
Rory Breathnach
Affiliation
An tÚdarás Rialála Táirgí Sláinte
Address
Kevin O'Malley House, The Earlsfort Centre, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin, 2, IRELAND
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Environmental risk assessment

Name
Ricardo Carapeto García
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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Quality

Name
Mary O'Grady
Affiliation
An tÚdarás Rialála Táirgí Sláinte
Address
Kevin O'Malley House, The Earlsfort Centre, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin, 2, IRELAND
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