He is the CEO of the UZ Brussels University Hospital, an institution with almost 4,000 employees. He has over 20 years of clinical and academic experience, with studies in Pharmacoeconomics (University of Antwerp) and Strategic Management and Governance (INSEAD). As the leader of an elite medical and university institution, he is primarily concerned with effective crisis management.
Acting Director, DG SANTE, Medical Products and Innovation, European Commission
Olga Solomon joined DG SANTE in 2000 and worked for 10 years in the field of Food Safety in particular dealing with legislation on Food Contact Materials, Food Additives and Enzymes. In 2010, she moved to the Directorate 'Health Systems and Products' where she worked in the field of substances of human origin before taking up a post in the pharmaceutical sector in 2011.
He has been advising the Flemish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Economy and has been instrumental in setting up public-private institutions at a regional, national and international level, such as Leuven Health Technology Center and EIT Health. As a professor at Maastricht University, he is focused on valorisation of research. He obtained an MBA (Vlerick Business School) and joined EIT Health, as Director of Strategy and later as Director of Business Development (Belgium-Netherlands).
Dr. Peeters is a board member of the Flemish Society of Gastroenterology and a member of several medical societies, including: the Belgian Group of Digestive Oncology, the Belgian Society of Medical Oncology, the European Society of Medical Oncology, the American Society for Clinical Oncology and the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer.
Executive Director, Lviv Territorial Medical Union
Mariana Svirchuk is the Executive Director of Lviv Territorial Medical Union, a health system that comprises three emergency hospitals, two for adults, St. Panteleimon's Hospital and St. Luke's Hospital, and one for children St. Nicholas Hospital. Mrs. Svirchuk also has an important role as part of The National Rehabilitation Center "Unbroken", where adults and children affected by the war receive comprehensive qualified medical care: reconstructive surgery, orthopedics, robotic prosthetics and emergency care.
Deputy Director, Copenhagen University Hospital (Rigshospitalet)
Deputy Director at Copenhagen University Hospital (Rigshospitalet) in the Center for Cancer and Organ Diseases, with a particular focus on patient processes and organizational development, including the hospitals' challenge with more patients and fewer staff.
Chief Executive, The European Hospital and Healthcare Federation HOPE
HOPE gathers 38 national organisations from 30 European countries, covering around 80% of the hospital sector but also other health and social services. Mr. Garel has been actively involved in mechanisms of decision in the hospital sector on various issues including research, hospital management, quality and patient safety development for more than twenty years, at hospital level, in national, European and international contexts. His main professional background is healthcare management and EU law.
President, The European Health Management Association (EHMA)
Professor and Head of the Department of Health Systems Management and Leadership (HSML), Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Malta, Malta. She is a Consultant in Public Health Medicine, Head-Clinical Performance Unit, and Chair-Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Team, at Mater Dei Hospital in Malta. She is the outgoing Global-Representative-at-large of the American Academy of Management-HCM Division. She is member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of EHMA. She lectures in HSM, Public Health, Family Medicine, Research Methodology and Evidence-based Health Research (EVBRES).
General Director, The Agostino Gemelli University Hospital Foundation
Professor of Business Administration at Catholic University in Milan, Professor of Planning and Control in Health Care Organizations and Services Management within the Public Administration Division of Bocconi School of Management and Research Fellow at CeRGAS (Centre for Research on Healthcare Management) within Bocconi University, Milan.
Oslo University Hospital in Norway is one of Europe`s biggest emergency hospital with local, regional and national functions. It has over 20 000 employees. Oslo University Hospital is the result of merging three of the hospitals in Oslo in 2009, with activity at more than 40 locations in Oslo and surrounding areas. At the moment they are planning and building several new hospitals and buildings to bring the activities together in joint premises with new and modern facilities.
Responsible for providing healthcare to just short of 2 mn inhabitants. Gustaf has previously been chairman of the board at Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg, one of Sweden's and Europe's largest hospitals. He comes from a background as a senior management consultant focusing on public organizations and performance augmentation.