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Secretariat

he EPF Secretariat executes the Annual Work Programme and works to support and inform the members.

Our staff is listed here below in alpabetical order, with details on main responsibilities: 

Kostas Aligiannis
Policy Officer

  • Support policy and advocacy work
  • Policy intelligence on relevant developments
  • EPF’s internal working groups and membership consultations
 

Elena Balestra
Membership & Capacity Building Officer

  • Capacity-Building programme
  • Membership engagement
  • Membership growth

Nicola Bedlington
Secretary General

  • Leadership, direction and guidance
  • Main spokesperson
  • High level representation and liaison with partners

Mathieu Boudes
PARADIGM Coordinator

 
  • Coordinating the PARADIGM consortium
  • Facilitating mindset change within and out the PARADIGM consortium
  • Representing PARADIGM at conferences & events

Camille Bullot
Director of Operations & Engagement

  • Coordination of Operations
  • Cooperation with EPF Partners
  • Capacity-Building programme

Danielle Flores
Project Officer

 

  • EUPATI
  • EPF Youth Group
  • Projects coordination

Katie Gallagher
Policy Adviser

  • Policy and advocacy
  • Strategy on Access
  • Non-discrimination and social inclusion, medical devices, eHealth and data protection

Letizia Gambini 
Communciations Manager

  • Comms strategy
  • Press relations
  • Content management

 

Žilvinas Gavėnas
IT Coordinator

  • IT management and planning
  • Servers maintenance
  • IT solutions
Sara Gayarre

Sara Gayarre
Communications Officer

  • Web & Social media content
  • EPF thematic campaigns
  • Comms for Events, Projects & Membership

Kaisa Immonen
Director of Policy

  • Strategic & policy agenda
  • EU institutions & stakeholders
  • Patient empowerment, patient safety, quality of care and cross-border healthcare

Matthew May
EUPATI Coordinator

  • Financial management
  • Coordination of the operational teams
  • Coordination and support of the governance committees
 

Lyudmil Ninov
Project Officer

  • Summer Training for Young Patient Advocates
  • Horizon2020
  • Project support

Valentina Strammiello
Programme Manager

  • Horizon 2020
  • HTA
  • EPF Youth Group
 

Brendan Togher
Financial Manager

  • Financial Issues and Support
  • Grant Management
  • PACT
 

Ruth Tchaparian
Office Coordinator

  • Office management
  • Information management
  • Management support
 

Anna Trzcinska
Events Officer

  • EPF meetings
  • Events
  • Travel management