Working Groups

These four working groups are responsible for examining how specific areas within the pharmaceutical sector can be enhanced. All committee and working group members are pharmacists.

The New Models
Expanding the Roles of the Pharmacist
Working with Stakeholders
Embracing the Digital Revolution

Chaired by Walter Taeschner, this committee focuses on issues relating to pharmacy contracts, financial, retailing, Alphega Pharmacy, branding and marketing.

Chairman:

Walter Taeschner Nationality: Germany

Committee Members:

Jiří Hromada Nationality: The Czech Republic
Luc Seigneur Nationality: France
Frank Bruggeman Nationality: The Netherlands
João Silveira Nationality: Portugal
Razvan Prisada Nationality: Romania
Rosa Puig Nationality: Spain

Chaired by Philippe Gaertner, this committee focuses on issues in relation to existing services, new services, new opportunities, education & training.

Chairman:

Philippe Gaertner Nationality: France

Committee Members:

Philippe Pasdeloup Nationality: France
Giovanna Ghiani Nationality: Italy
Fernando Monteiro Nationality: Portugal
Bahadır Eren Nationality: Turkey
Mehmet Sahin Nationality: Turkey
James McKay Nationality: United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

This committee is chaired by Mike Smith and focuses on issues relating to wholesaling, patients, manufacturers, insurers and homecare.

Chairman:

Mike Smith Nationality: United Kingdom

Committee Members:

Wolfgang Kempf Nationality: Germany
Roberto Tobia Nationality: Italy
Arno van Tilborg Nationality: The Netherlands
Paulo Duarte Nationality: Portugal
Florina Bonifate Nationality: Romania
Noel Wicks Nationality: United Kingdom (Scotland)
Uğur Akkus Nationality: Turkey

Chaired by Marcello Perego, this working group focused on the impact of the digital in the healthcare system and the emergence of new platforms that will place the patient at the centre of the decision making process.

Chairman:

Marcello Perego Nationality: Italy

Committee Members:

Costantino Gigliotti Nationality: Italy
Bruno Julia Nationality: France
Luis Panadero Nationality: Spain
Toni Torres Nationality: Spain
Gordon Addy Nationality: United Kingdom
Jay Patel Nationality: United Kingdom