Members

Board Members

President

Manuel del Castillo, MD
CEO, Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona Children’s Hospital
Barcelona, Spain

Vice President 

Jari Petäjä, MD, PhD
Department Director HUS New Children's Hospital
Helsinki, Finland

Secretary

Alberto Zanobini, MBA
CEO, Meyer Children's Hospital
Florence, Italy

Treasurer

Valts Ābols, MD
Director, Children's Clinical University Hospital
Riga-Latvia


Chistoph Klein, MD, PhD
Medical Director, Dr. von Hauner Children’s Hospital, LMU
Munich, Germany

Efrat Bron Harlev, MD
CEO, Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel
Petach-Tikva, Israel 

Eilísh Hardiman, MBA
CEO, Children's Health Ireland (Formerly-CHG- Children’s Hospital Group)
Dublin, Ireland

Matthew Shaw, MD
CEO, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
London, United Kingdom

Maya Vilayleck 
Director, Necker-Enfants Malades Universitary Hospital AP-HP
Paris, France  

Marek Migdał, MD
CEO, The Children's Memorial Health Institute
Warsaw, Poland  

Merete Lange 
CEO at Women and Children’s Center, Rigshospitalet
Copenhagen, Denmark

Pien Beltman, JD, MBA
Director, Erasmus MC - Sophia Children's Hospital
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Terje Rootwelt, MD, PhD
Head of Division, Oslo University Hospital
Division of Paediatrics
Oslo, Norway

     


ECHO Secretariat 

Ruben Diaz, MD, PhD
Secretary General-Deputy CEO, International Affairs, Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona Children's Hospital

Jennifer McIntosh, PharmD, MHS, BCPS
Project Director, European Children's Hospitals Organisation

Claudia Cifuentes, BA, MHA
Administrative Assistant, European Children's Hospitals Organisation