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The 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: 

Walter Atzori
Director of Programmes and Operations

  • Capacity Building Programme
  • Operational & financial matters

Nicola Bedlington
Secretary General

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

Camille Bullot
Membership & Stakeholder Relations Manager

  • Membership engagement & growth
  • Capacity Building modules
  • Cooperation with EPF partners

Katie Gallagher
Policy Adviser

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

Danielle Flores
Junior Project Officer

  • EPF Youth Group
  • Projects coordination

Žilvinas Gavėnas
IT Coordinator

  • IT coordination
  • Servers maintenance
  • Web solutions
Sara Gayarre

Sara Gayarre
Communications Assistant

  • Web & Social media content
  • EPF thematic campaigns
  • Database 

Selena Imerovic

Capacity Building Officer

  • Capacity Building Programme
  • Thematic Workshop
  • Projects Support

Kaisa Immonen
Director of Policy

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

Laurent Louette 
Communciations Officer

  • Comms strategy
  • Press relationship
  • Content management

Valentina Strammiello
Programme Officer

  • Horizon 2020
  • HTA
  • EPF Youth Group

Veronique Tarasovici
Office and Event Manager

  • HR
  • Events
  • Finance task force

Stefano Tironi
Assistant to the Secretary General and Finance

  • Financial matters
  • Assistant to Secretary General