European Association for Endoscopic Surgery and other Interventional Techniques

Executive Board

The Executive Board consists of 10 members, of which the President, the immediate Past President, the President Elect, the Secretary General, the Internal Auditor and the Treasurer, are responsible for the daily business of the association.

The President chairs the EAES Executive Meetings and the meetings of the Annual General Assembly in addition to representing the association to the outside world. The Secretary General is responsible for the administration and the Treasurer for all financial matters. The Internal Auditor provides an internal control system. These Board members fulfill their duties continuously throughout their term of office.

EAES Executive Board 2019 – 2021

Prof. Andrea Pietrabissa
Professor of Surgery Director,
Chirurgia Generale Seconda Department of Surgery
University of Pavia

President Elect
Prof. Salvador Morales Conde
Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío
Innovation in Minimally Invasive Surgery

Immediate Past President
Prof. Hendrik Jaap Bonjer
VU Medical Center
Department of Surgery
De Boelelaan 1117
1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Nicola di lorenzo

General Secretary
Prof. Nicola Di Lorenzo
Department of General Surgery
Università di Roma Tor Vergata
Roma, Italy

Prof. Catalin Copaescu
Ponderas Hospital
Minimal Invasive Bariatric & GI Surgery
Zagazului no 4E Bloc A App A20
014261 Bucharest

ahlberg gunnar

Internal Auditor
Prof. Gunnar Ahlberg

Editor in Chief Surgical Endoscopy
Prof. George Hanna
Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology
Imperial College
London, UK

Chairman Technology Committee
Prof. Alberto Arezzo
Department of Surgical Sciences
University of Turin
Corso Achille Mario Dogliotti, 14
10126 Turin, Italy

Chairman Education & Training Committee
Dr. Dorin Eugen Popa
Linköping University Hospital
Surgery Clinic, Colo-Rectal Division
Linköping, Sweden

Francis Nader

Chairman Research Committee
Prof. Nader Francis
Concultant Colorectal surgeon
Yeovil District Hospital
Yeovil, UK

Chair Program Committee
Prof. Dr. Nicole D. Bouvy
Department of Surgery
Maastricht University Medical Center
Maastricht, The Netherlands

Past Presidents:

Prof. Jacques Périssat (1990-1993)
Prof. Hans Troidl (1993-1995) †
Prof. Sir Alfred Cuschieri (1995-1997)
Prof. Jean Mouiel (1997-1999)
Prof. Alberto Montori (1999-2001) †
Prof. Wolfgang Wayand (2001-2003)
Prof. Jack Jakimowicz (2003-2005)
Prof. Gerhard Buess (2005-2007) †
Prof. Antonio Lacy (2007-2009)
Prof. Abe Fingerhut (2009-2011)
Prof. Karl Fuchs (2011-2013)
Prof. Mario Morino (2013-2015)
Prof. Eduardo Targarona (2015-2017)
Prof. Jaap Bonjer (2017-2019)

Current President:
Prof. Andrea Pietrabissa (2019-2021)

Upcoming Events

The EAES 2021 Wintermeeting - on demand available

Now available on-demand. The lectures of the virtual edition of the EAES Wintermeeting. Offered to you by the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery. A morning full of lectures about the latest technology in endoscopic surgery.