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Bastian Hauck

Founder, Adventure Diabetes

Bastian Hauck, type-1 diabetic, sailor and author, founded Adventure Diabetes in 2010 after a half-year sailing trip around Cape Horn. Working closely with DiabetesDE, the IDF and patient organizations as well as medical entrepreneurs and the pharmaceutical industry, he promotes an independent lifestyle not limited by diabetes. Prior to opting for a life at sea, […]

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Ana Maita

President of White Cross Foundation

In addition to being an activist for Mothers’ Rights for Education and Healthcare, Ana Maita is the President of White Cross Foundation and the president and founder of the Mothers for Mothers Association.  She held the position of the Vice President of Romanian Alliance for Healthcare, which is the biggest federation of healthcare organizations in Romania.  […]

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Mary Gospodarowicz

President of Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)

Professor Mary K. Gospodarowicz’s record of service in the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) stretches back two decades. She has been active since 1990 in UICC’S work on cancer staging, currently chairing the TNM Prognostic Factors Project. She edited three editions of Prognostic Factors in Cancer (3rd edition, August 2006) and the seventh edition […]

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Sascha Marschang

Policy Coordinator for Health Systems, European Public Health Alliance

Sascha joined EPHA (European Public Health Alliance) in September 2009. A dual German and Canadian citizen, he holds a Masters degree in Communication and Cultural Studies from York University (Toronto) focusing on EU migration issues. Prior to working at EPHA he gained experience in public and private sector organisations in Brussels, Canada, and the U.K. […]

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Jack Andraka

Winner of 2012 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

Jack Andraka, a high school student from Maryland  created a paper sensor to detect pancreatic, ovarian and lung cancer for 3 cents in 5 minutes.For this project he was awarded the top prize at the 2012 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair as well as the Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award. He is currently working on the Qualcom Tricorder […]

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Ingmar de Gooijer

Director Communications, MedTech Europe

Ingmar de Gooijer has over 12 years of experience in the field of corporate communications and public affairs. He has held various leadership positions within a renowned international communications consultancy firm and was based in Japan, Singapore and the Netherlands before joining Eucomed in Brussels. Ingmar is currently also Director Communications at EDMA (European in […]

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Diana Kanecka

Regulatory Affairs Intern, EDMA

Diana Kanecka has been an intern at EDMA Regulatory Affairs department for the past six months. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology and International Relations from the University of the West of England in UK and a Master’s degree in European Studies/European Single Market from the College of Europe. Before joining EDMA she was […]

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John Bowis

John Bowis

Honorary President, Health First Europe

John Bowis who was a Member of European Parliament from 1999 to 2009 is now the Honorary President of Health First Europe. John became HFE’s Honorary President in 2009 and re-elected for a second term in 2011.

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Peter Montgomery

Director of Partnerships - GSMA

Peter Montgomery is one of a team of riders from the GSMA and works closely with the Tour and Clinical Study Partners – if you wish to Partner with the Tour, please contact Pete at [email protected] 

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Paul Trueman

Chair, Eucomed Advanced Wound Care Sector Group; Vice-President of Market Access Smith & Nephew

Mr Trueman is Vice-President of Market Access Smith & Nephew Advanced Wound Management and Chair of the Eucomed Advanced Wound Care Sector Group.

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Shweta Kulkarni

EDMA, Communications Manager

As the Communications Manager, Shweta plays a key role in the creation, development and implementation of a comprehensive communications strategy to enhance EDMA’s profile vis-à-vis internal and external stakeholders. Shweta’s work experience includes Fairleigh Dickinson University where she supported various facets of the communications team, as well as Johnson & Johnson where she led the […]

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Hylke Sieders

An avid sports fan and survivor

Hylke Sieders suffers from a spinal cord injury and shares what impact such injury has on him and his family. He would like to set up a foundation for spinal cord research and be more in touch with manufacturers to help innovate the current medical technologies for people living with a spinal cord injury. He […]

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