Council & Executive Committee

What we do

The overall leadership of UEG rests with the Council for strategic direction.

The Executive Committee, comprising of the President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary General, together with the UEG Secretariat is responsible for the daily management and administration of UEG’s business.


Executive Committee

President
Axel Dignass
  • Agaplesion Markus Krankenhaus
  • Frankfurt am Main
  • Germany
Vice President
Helena Cortez-Pinto
  • Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte, HSM
  • Lisbon
  • Portugal
Secretary General
Magnus Simrén
  • Sahlgrenska University Hospital
  • Gothenburg
  • Sweden
Treasurer
Berthold Koletzko
  • Medizin. Universität München Dr. von Hauner Kinderklinik
  • München
  • Germany

Council

Chair Education Committee
Charles Murray
  • Royal Free Hospital
  • London
  • United Kingdom
Chair Scientific Committee
Herbert Tilg
  • Innsbruck Medical University
  • Innsbruck
  • Austria
Chair Public Affairs Committee
Markus Peck-Radosavljevic
  • Klinikum Klagenfurt am Wörthersee
  • Klagenfurt am Wörthersee
  • Austria
Chair National Societies Committee
Dan Lucian Dumitrascu
  • University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iuliu Hatieganu
  • Cluj-Napoca
  • Romania
Chair Research Committee
Luigi Ricciardiello
  • University of Bologna
  • Bologna
  • Italy
Liver Representative
Laurent Castera
  • Hôpital Beaujon
  • Clichy
  • France
Endoscopy Representative
Mario Dinis-Ribeiro
  • Instituto Português de Oncologia
  • Porto
  • Portugal
General Gastroenterology Representative
Asbjørn Mohr Drewes
  • Aalborg University Hospital
  • Aalborg
  • Denmark
General Gastroenterology Representative
Janneke van der Woude
  • Erasmus Medisch Centrum Dept. of Gastroenterology
  • Rotterdam
  • The Netherlands
Surgery Representative
Richard Van Hillegersberg
  • University Medical Center
  • Utrecht
  • The Netherlands
Independent Councillor
Enrique Dominguez-Munoz
  • University Hospital of Santiago de Compostela
  • Santiago de Compostela
  • Spain
Chair Quality of Care Task Force
Wafaa Khannoussi
  • Mohammed VI University Hospital Oujda
  • Oujda
  • Morocco
Chair Equality & Diversity Task Force
Dina Tiniakos
  • Aretaieion Hospital, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Newcastle University
  • Athens
  • Greece
Chair Young Talent Group
Henriette Heinrich
  • Stadtspital Triemli Zurich
  • Zurich
  • Switzerland
Contact
Head of Finance & Administration
Stefanie Lehner
  • M: +43 699 1997 16 08
  • T: +43 1 997 16 39