Governance
 & Councils

Members of the Board

Chairman

  • Mr. Tjerk DE RUITER, Chief Executive Officer, representing Corbion

Vice-Chairs

  • Mrs. Anouk DE VROEY, Chair of EuropaBio Healthcare Biotechnology Council; Senior Director Government Affairs & Policy EMEA, representing Janssen, Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
  • Mrs. Leticia GONÇALVES LOURENÇO, Chair of the Agri-Food Council; President Europe and Middle East; representing Monsanto
  • Dr. Peter HEINRICH, Chair of the EuropaBio SME Platform; representing BIO Deutschland e.V.
  • Mr. Matthew MORAN, Chair of the EuropaBio National Associations Council; Head of the Irish Biotech Association, representing IBIA
  • Dr. Walter PFEFFERLE, Chair of EuropaBio Industrial Biotechnology Council; Senior Vice President New Business Development, representing Evonik Industries AG

Treasurer

  • Mrs. Petra LAUX, Head of Global Public and Goverment Affairs; representing Novartis

Regular Members

  • Mr. Ion AROCENA VELEZ, General Manager, representing the Spanish Bioindustry Association (ASEBIO)
  • Mr. Jérôme BARBARON, Head Seeds EAME and Global Hybrid Cereals, representing Syngenta
  • Mr. Steve BATES, Chief Executive Officer; representing the BioIndustry Association (BIA)
  • ​Mr. David EARNSHAW, Associate Vice President for Public Policy Europe & Canada, representing MSD Europe Inc.
  • Mrs. Amy EFANTIS, Global Head of Public Policy & Government Affairs, representing Biogen
  • Mrs. Tina FANOE, Vice President Business Operation EMA, representing Novozymes A/S
  • Dr. Ricardo GENT, Executive Director, representing the German Association of Biotechnology Industries (DIB)
  • Dr. Carlo INCERTI, Sr. Vice President, Head of Global Medical Affairs, representing Sanofi Genzyme
  • Mr. Peter KURTZHALS, Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Advisor, representing Novo Nordisk A/S
  • Mr. Marcel LECHANTEUR, President and General Manager France, Benelux, North West Africa and European Affairs, representing Lilly
  • Mr. Macy MERRIMAN, Government and Industry Affairs Lead – Europe, Middle East, Africa, representing Corteva Agrisciences
  • Mr. Neil MULCOCK, Vice President for Government Affairs and Policy for Europe (including Russia and Turkey), Middle East and Australia, representing Gilead Sciences
  • Dr. Maria Luisa NOLLI, representing Assobiotec
  • Dr. Carsten SIEDEN, Senior Vice President White Biotechnology Research; representing BASF
  • Dr. Rob VAN LEEN, Chief Innovation Officer; representing Royal DSM
  • Prof. Dr. Arjen VAN TUNEN, CEO; representing Keygene
  • Mrs. Annemiek VERKAMMAN, Managing Director; representing HollandBIO

Secretary General

  • Joanna DUPONT- INGLIS