The European Society
of Human Genetics

ESHG Board

ESHG Board

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Click here for information on nomination procedures and task descriptions for new Board Members and President

Members who wish to raise issues for discussion at the Board should contact the Secretary-general or a member of the Board, whose members are shown below.
Term as board member ends at the general assembly in the year given in the according column.

EXECUTIVE BOARD

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President
Prof. Borut Peterlin Ljubljana 2026
President-Elect
Prof. Valérie Cormier Daire Paris 2027
Vice-President

Prof. Maurizio Genuardi

Rome 2025
Secretary-General
Prof. Carla Oliveira Porto 2024
Deputy Secretary-General
Prof. Karin Writzl Ljubljana 2024
Treasurer
Prof. Gunnar Houge Bergen 2023
ESHG  Executive Officer
Mr. Jerome del Picchia Vienna  

BOARD MEMBERS

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Dr. Olga Antonova Sofia 2026
Prof. Lina Basel-Salmon Tel-Aviv 2025
Dr. Ana Beleza Bristol 2025
Prof. Josef Gecz Adelaide 2024
Dr. Christian Gilissen Nijmegen 2023
Dr. Kinga Hadzsiev Pecz 2023
Prof. Ingo Kurth Aachen 2026
Prof. Bart L. Loeys Antwerp 2023
Dr. Aleš Maver Ljubljana 2024
Dr. Ramona Moldovan Manchester 2026
Prof. Markus Nöthen Bonn 2026
Dr. Júlia Pereira Baptista Plymouth 2026
Dr. Angela Peron Milan 2026
Rebecka Ann Pestoff, MSc Linköping 2024
Prof. Anita Rauch Zurich 2027
Prof. Alexandre Reymond Lausanne 2024
Dr. Sam Riedijk Rotterdam 2026
Prof. Christina Rusu Iasi 2025
Dr. Sergio Sousa Coimbra 2024
Prof. Tinatin Tkemaladze Tsbilisi 2027
Dr. Birute Tumiene Vilnius 2024
Dr. Laura Valle Barcelona 2025
Prof. Hilde Van Esch Leuven 2023
Dr. Reiner A. Veitia Paris 2023
Prof. Aline Vertraeten Antwerp 2027
Dr. Kirmo Wartiovaara Helsinki 2025
Prof. Katharina Wimmer Innsbruck 2027

AUDITORS

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Dr. Lars Fredrik Engebretsen Bergen/Trondheim N/A
Prof. Helen Kingston Manchester N/A

LIAISON MEMBERS

Prof. Joris Veltman Chair, Annual Meetings Committee
Prof. Bill Newman Chair, Education Committee
Prof. Gert Matthijs Chair, EuroGentest/GSQ Committee
Prof. Francesca Forzano Chair, Professional and Public Policy Committee
Prof. Alexandre Reymond

Chair, Scientific Programme Committee

Dr. Mridul Johari Chair, ESHG-Young Committee
Prof. Alisdair McNeill Editor in Chief, European Journal of Human Genetics
Prof. Birgitte Diness Liaison, European Board of Medical Genetics
Prof. Helena Kääriäinen Liaison, International Federation of Human Genetics Societies
Prof. Milan Macek Jr. Liaison, National Societies and E.U.

PERMANENT CHAIR OF THE ARBITRATION COURT

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Prof. Andrew P. Read Manchester N/A