Info

Executive Officers can be contacted collectively at the Executive Group Email: executive@vdgm.eu

E.g., 10/2020

Executive

President: Katarzyna Nessler (Poland)
Term: Jun 2019 - To date

Mother to two energetic boys, wife to a surgeon, family doctor, academic teacher, owner of two dogs, loves skiing, playing tennis and travelling.

Secretary: Berk Geroğlu (Turkey)
Term: Jul 2014 - To date

Husband to Betul, likes traveling, watching movies and Xbox games and is working for better primary care and universal health coverage for all.

Treasurer: Nicholas Mamo (Malta)
Term: Jun 2017 - To date

Loves to travel, immerse himself in different cultures, as well as spend time with family and friends. Passionate about social medicine, he believes that this is the best way to see big improvements in health outcomes.

Awards & Fundraising Officer: Vera Silva (Portugal)
Term: Jun 2017 - To date
E-mail: awards@vdgm.eu

Finished Family Medicine residency in 2019; she loves to connect with others.

Events Officer: Elena Klusova (Spain)
Term: Jun 2017 - To date
E-mail: events@vdgm.eu

Adrenaline addict, in love with the world of Emergency, has a special passion for the humanity of Family Medicine; an inexhaustible defender of absolute justice and honesty.

Exchange Officer: Nina Monteiro (Portugal)
Term: Jun 2017 - To date

Feminist, travel addict, amateur photographer, cat lover.

Image Officer: Kristina Ziuteliene (Lithuania)
Term: Jun 2017 - To date
E-mail: image@vdgm.eu

A passionate family medicine advocate and proud Lithuanian, interested in medical education, gender medicine and primary care management issues.

Policy Officer: Julien Artigny (France)
Term: May 2018 - To date
E-mail: policy@vdgm.eu

Travel addict and LGBT advocate, passionate about associative/NGO works, loves working on equity, fairness and empowerment in Family Medicine.

Immediate Past President: Claire Marie Thomas (United Kingdom)
Term: Jun 2019 - To date

Mother to Arabella, wife to Stuart, keen world traveler and passionate about equitable access to healthcare for all.

Liaison to WE: Sonia Tsukagoshi (United Kingdom)
Term: Jun 2019 - To date

A London GP, lecturer and researcher in Japan who plans entire day around her meals and loves to cook, eat and take photos.