Bassil Akra

CEO and Owner of Akra Team, Germany

Dr. Bassil Akra is CEO and Owner of AKRA TEAM GmbH, a consultancy company which was founded in 2021 to… READ MORE
Antoine Beis
Projects Director & Certification Officer, EMD Technologies, Canada
Mr. Beis, 58 years old, has served as R&D director, then Project Director and Regulatory officer at EMD since 2004.… READ MORE
Marta Carnielli

Head of Certification IVD, TÜV SÜD Product Services, Germany

Marta Carnielli works for TUV SUD as Head of Certification IVD; in this role, she is responsible for the certification… READ MORE
Koen Cobbaert

Senior Manager – Quality, Standards and Regulations at Philips, Belgium

Koen Cobbaert works for Philips as a quality, regulatory, and standards expert. Through trade associations COCIR and DITTA, he represents… READ MORE
Daniel Delfosse

Vice Director, Head of Regulation & Innovation, Member of the Executive Board, Swiss-Medtech, Switzerland

Daniel Delfosse, Dr.sc.techn., is Vice-Director and Head of Regulation & Innovation at the industry association Swiss Medtech. His mantra is… READ MORE
Maria E. Donawa, M.D.

President, Donawa Lifescience & EAAR Board Member, Italy

Maria E. Donawa, MD is President, Donawa Lifescience, headquartered in Rome, Italy, with over 30 years’ regulatory experience, including six… READ MORE
Flora Giorgio
Head of Unit, D3 for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE) at the European Commission, Belgium
Flora Giorgio is a trained pharmacist and joined the European Commission in 2006 to work in DG Information Society and… READ MORE
Leo Hovestadt

Director Governmental Affairs EU, ELEKTA | Nucletron, Netherlands

Leo Hovestadt is EU Director Governmental Affairs, with more than 30 years of experience in the medical device industry at… READ MORE
Alexandre Jauniaux
Head of Division Medical Devices, FAMHP, Belgium
Alexandre holds a master degree in biology with an orientation in biotechnology. He started his career in 2006 working in… READ MORE
Alex Laan

Head of IVD Notified Body, BSI Group, The Netherlands

Engineer (Dipl.-Ing) in Bioprocess technology and Biochemistry. Worked as a product specialist in immunohematological products and plasma products with Sanquin… READ MORE
Nils-Åke Lindberg

Founder of QAdvis & EAAR Board Member, Sweden

Nils-Åke has more than 35 years of experience in the medical device industry. He is based in Sweden and as… READ MORE
Milad Masjedi

Global Medical Devices Technical Manager, SGS – SGS Belgium NV

Milad has a PhD in bioengineering, and after over 4 years of research in clinical settings, he embarked on a… READ MORE
Heloise Mignot
Regulatory Affairs Specialist, European Medicines Agency, Netherlands
Heloise is a pharmacist with a master degree in the development of advanced therapies, biotech drugs and vaccines. After a… READ MORE
Ludger Möller
President, MDSS GmbH & EAAR Chair, Germany
Ludger Moeller, Dipl. Ing. RWTH Aachen ▪ Executive Partner Medical Device Safety Service GmbH (MDSS) ▪ Founder MDSS Consulting GmbH,… READ MORE
Claire M. Murphy
Consulting Partner, Tecno-med Ingenieros, SL, Spain
From Cork – Ireland Lives in the Penedès region near Barcelona, Spain Co-founder and Partner at Tecno-med Ingenieros S.L. (1995… READ MORE
Sarah Panten

Co-Founder, Managing Partner, Product & Strategic Business Development at avasis solutions GmbH., Germany

Sarah has a background in medical technology and has worked in various positions since 2007. Initially, she worked as an… READ MORE
Anna Pietersma, PhD
DEKRA Medical Reviewer, Netherlands
Anna Pietersma is a DEKRA Medical Reviewer and Trainer specialized in medical device clinical evaluation and post market clinical follow-up.… READ MORE
Patrick Pille

Director Verification & Registration MDSS, Germany

Starting in the PRRC Trainee Program, Dr. Patrick Pille joined MDSS as a Consultant in 2020. He has focussed on… READ MORE
Patrick Ponsaerts

Manager Healthcare, GS1 Belgium & Luxembourg

Patrick Ponsaerts joined GS1 2018 after a long experience in information system management in big companies such as Nestlé. He… READ MORE
Helene Quie

Founder & CEO, Qmed Consulting & EAAR Board Member, Denmark

Helene Quie has a master’s degree in science specialised within Cellbiology from the University of Odense. Helene has more than… READ MORE
Mika Reinikainen

UKRPA Chairman, Managing Director, Abnovo, UK

Mika Reinikainen is a founder and past Chairman of the European Association of Authorised Representatives (EAAR) and the current Chairman… READ MORE
Merlin Rietschel
Senior Manager Medical Devices, MedTech Europe
Merlin is the leading coordinator of all activities which support members in their implementation of the Medical Devices Regulation (MDR)… READ MORE
Jean-Francois Roche
D3 Medical Devices, DG SANTE, European Commission, Belgium
J.F. Roche is responsible for Vigilance of Medical devices at European Commission, DG SANTE and Chair of the EU Vigilance… READ MORE
Françoise Schlemmer
Director Team-NB (Medical Devices Notified Bodies Association), Belgium
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Olga Tkachenko

Policy Officer at European Commission, Belgium

Olga Tkachenko graduated with an MSci and BA in Natural Sciences (Biochemistry) from the University of Cambridge in 2013 and… READ MORE
Vincent van der Meer
Senior Consultant, Medical Device Project B.V., Netherlands
Possessing an educational background in Life Sciences and a career transition from IT consulting to the medical device industry, Vincent… READ MORE
Kirsten Van Garsse
Qarad RA Director and Head of Qarad in-country Representative Services, Belgium
Kirsten Van Garsse obtained her master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences in 2002 from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and has… READ MORE
Annette J. van Raamsdonk
Lead Quality & Regulatory Affairs Consultant, Emergo by UL – Netherlands
Annette van Raamsdonk, LL.M. is the Lead Quality & Regulatory Affairs Consultant at Emergo’s office in The Netherlands. She gained… READ MORE
Erik Vollebregt
Partner, Axon Lawyers, The Netherlands
Erik specialises in EU and national legal and regulatory issues relating to medical devices. He is an expert in life… READ MORE