BOARD OF GOVERNORS

HOPE Board of Governors consists of the Governors, one for each HOPE (full) member country, of the Head of Delegation for Serbia and Switzerland and of the President.

It is the forum for all major policy decisions. Its ordinary meetings take place twice a year, one during the first semester and one during the second semester.

Austria
Mr. Nikolaus KOLLER

President
Association of Austrian Hospital Managers

Belgium
Mr. Willy HEUSCHEN

President
Association belge des hôpitaux
Belgische vereniging van ziekenhuizen

Bulgaria
Mr. Krasimir GRUDEV

Board of Directors
National Union of Private Hospitals

Croatia
Mrs. Dr. Ružica PALIĆ KRAMARIĆ

Assistant Minister
Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia

Cyprus
Dr Petros MATSAS

Director of Medical and Public Health Services
Ministry of Health

Czech Republic
Dr. Roman ZDÁREK
Denmark
Mrs. Eva M. WEINREICH-JENSEN

HOPE President
Senior Adviser
Danish Regions

Estonia
Dr. Urmas SULE

HOPE Vice-President
Chairman of the Board of the Estonian Hospitals Association

Finland
Mrs.Dr. Aino-Liisa OUKKA

Member of HOPE President’s Committee
Medical Director
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan sairaanhoitopiiri
Oulu University Hospital

France
Mrs. Zaynab RIET

Déléguée Générale
FHF – Fédération Hospitalière de France

Germany
Mr. Georg BAUM

HOPE Past-President 2011-2014
Geschäftsführer
Deutsche Krankenhausgesellschaft (DKG)

Greece
Dr. Yannis SKALKIDIS

Assistant Professor of Surgery and Medical Informatics
University of Athens, School of Medicine

Hungary
Dr. György VELKEY

President
Hungarian Hospital Association

Ireland
Mr Eamonn FITZGERALD

Chief Executive
Hermitage Medical Clinic

Italy
Dr. Domenico MANTOAN

General Director
Area Sanità e Sociale
Department for Health and Social Affairs

Latvia
Dr. Jevgenijs KALEJS

Chairman
LATVIJAS SLIMNĪCU BIEDRĪBA
Latvian Hospital Association

Lithuania
Dr. Dalis VAIGINAS

President
Lietuvos Ligoninių Asociacija
Lithuanian Hospitals Association

Luxembourg
Mr. Marc HASTERT

Secrétaire Général
Fédération des Hôpitaux Luxembourgeois

Malta
Mr. Denis VELLA BALDACCHINO

Director
Coordination Of Health Care Provision

The Netherlands
Mr. Sander Gerritsen

Governor
Chief Executive
NVZ – Nederlandse Vereniging van Ziekenhuizen
Dutch Hospital Association

Poland
Dr. Jaroslaw J. FEDOROWSKI

Co-opted Member of HOPE President’s Committee
President
Polish Hospital Federation

Portugal
Prof. Carlos PEREIRA ALVES

President of the Board
Portuguese Association for Hospital Development

Serbia
Prof. Dr. Georgios KONSTANTINIDIS

Institut za zdravstvenu zastitu dece i omladine Vojvodine

Slovakia
Prof. Dr. Marián BENCAT

Member of the Board
Asociácia Nemocníc Slovenska
Slovak Hospital Association

Slovenia
Mr. Simon VRHUNEC

Member of the Managing Committee
Association of Health Institutions of Slovenia
Director
BARSOS Medical Centre

Spain
Mrs.Dr. Sara C. PUPATO FERRARI

Member of HOPE President’s Committee
Secretary General of the Spanish Agency for Consumer Affairs, Food Safety and Nutrition of the Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality

Sweden
Mr. Erik SVANFELDT

International Coordinator
Health and Social Care Division
Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR)

Switzerland
Dr. Bernhard WEGMÜLLER

Director
H+ Die Spitäler der Schweiz
Swiss Hospital Association

United Kingdom
Mr. Niall Dickson

Chief Executive
NHS Confederation