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 2021 – 2023

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

President Elect
Prof. George Hanna
Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology
Imperial College
London, UK

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

General Secretary
Prof. Alberto Arezzo
Department of Surgical Sciences
University of Turin
Corso Achille Mario Dogliotti, 14
10126 Turin, Italy

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

Internal Auditor
Prof. Nader Francis
Concultant Colorectal surgeon
Yeovil District Hospital
Yeovil, UK

Editor in Chief Surgical Endoscopy
Prof. Jaap Bonjer
Department of surgery
Amsterdam UMC
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Chairman Technology Committee
Prof. Yoav Mintz
Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center
Department of Surgery

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

Chairman Research Committee
Dr. Thanjakumar Arulampalam
Colchester Hospital
United Kingdom

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

Past Presidents:

Prof. Andrea Pietrabissa (2019-2021)
Prof. Jaap Bonjer (2017-2019)
Prof. Eduardo Targarona (2015-2017)
Prof. Mario Morino (2013-2015)
Prof. Karl Fuchs (2011-2013)
Prof. Abe Fingerhut (2009-2011)
Prof. Antonio Lacy (2007-2009)
Prof. Gerhard Buess (2005-2007) †
Prof. Jack Jakimowicz (2003-2005)
Prof. Wolfgang Wayand (2001-2003)
Prof. Alberto Montori (1999-2001) †
Prof. Jean Mouiel (1997-1999)
Prof. Sir Alfred Cuschieri (1995-1997)
Prof. Hans Troidl (1993-1995) †
Prof. Jacques Périssat (1990-1993)

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