Members and Alternates

According to Article 14(1)(2) of the Founding Regulation, the Management Board shall be composed of one member designated by each Member State, two members designated by the European Parliament and three members representing and appointed by the Commission. The members of the Board shall be appointed in such a way as to secure the highest standards of competence and a broad range of relevant expertise. Alternates who represent the member in his/her absence shall be appointed by the same procedure. Members' term of office shall be four years.​​

Austria

Bernhard Benka

Austria
member, Head of Department, IX/A/7 Communicable Diseases, Crisis Management, Disease Control, Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection
Declaration of interest - EN - [PDF-55.92 KB]
Declaration of commitment - EN - [PDF-538.96 KB]

Alternate confirmation pending

Austria
alternate
No Declaration of Interest received
No Declaration of Commitment received

Belgium

Alternate confirmation pending

Belgium
alternate
No Declaration of Interest received
No Declaration of Commitment received

Bulgaria

Nataliya Spiridonova

Bulgaria
alternate, Chief Expert, Ministry of Health
Declaration of interest - EN - [PDF-55.97 KB]
No Declaration of Commitment received
Biography / CV - EN - [PDF-74.63 KB]

Croatia

Bernard Kaić

Croatia
member, Epidemiologist, Head of Immunisation Department, Croatian National Institute of Public Health
Declaration of interest - EN - [PDF-59.71 KB]
No Declaration of Commitment received
Biography / CV - EN - [PDF-93.82 KB]

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Anne-Catherine Viso

France
alternate, Deputy, Science and International Office, Santé publique France
Declaration of interest - EN - [PDF-57.04 KB]
No Declaration of Commitment received

Germany

Greece

Aggeliki Dreliozi

Greece
alternate, Nurse, PhD, Ministry of Health
Declaration of interest - EN - [PDF-57.05 KB]
No Declaration of Commitment received

Hungary

Ireland

Colette Bonner

Ireland
member, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health
Declaration of interest - EN - [PDF-55.43 KB]
No Declaration of Commitment received
Biography / CV - EN - [PDF-146.16 KB]

Italy

Latvia

Lithuania

Alternate confirmation pending

Lithuania
alternate
No Declaration of Interest received
No Declaration of Commitment received

Luxembourg

Malta

Mariella Borg Buontempo

Malta
alternate, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, Superintendence of Public Health
Declaration of interest - EN - [PDF-55.47 KB]
No Declaration of Commitment received
Biography / CV - EN - [PDF-200.89 KB]

Netherlands

Ciska Scheidel

Netherlands
member, Director of directorate, Welfare and Sports, Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports
Declaration of interest - EN - [PDF-56.45 KB]
No Declaration of Commitment received
Biography / CV - EN - [PDF-164.59 KB]

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Andrei Baciu

Romania
member, Secretary of State, Ministry of Health
No Declaration of Interest received
No Declaration of Commitment received

Paul Daniel Iordache

Romania
alternate, University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Carol Davila”
No Declaration of Interest received
No Declaration of Commitment received

Slovak Republic

Slovenia

Mario Fafangel

Slovenia
alternate, Head of Centre for Communicable Diseases, National Institute of Public Health
Declaration of interest - EN - [PDF-56.07 KB]
No Declaration of Commitment received
Biography / CV - EN - [PDF-283.56 KB]

Spain

Pilar Aparicio Azcárraga

Spain
member, Director General for Public Health, Quality and Innovation, Ministry of Health, Consumption and Social Welfare
Declaration of interest - EN - [PDF-56.88 KB]
Declaration of commitment - EN - [PDF-538.88 KB]

Sweden

Johan Carlson

Sweden
member, Director General, Public Health Agency of Sweden
Declaration of interest - EN - [PDF-56.03 KB]
No Declaration of Commitment received

European Parliament

European Commission

Sandra Gallina

member, Director General, Directorate General for Health and Food Safety
Declaration of interest - EN - [PDF-64.59 KB]
No Declaration of Commitment received

Karim Berkouk

alternate, Deputy Head of Unit “Combatting Diseases”, Directorate General for Research and Innovation
No Declaration of Interest received
Declaration of commitment - EN - [PDF-538.65 KB]
Biography / CV - EN - [PDF-118.71 KB]