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The European voice for informal carers
Board of Directors

Sari Tervonen

President

Sari Tervonen is Executive Director of the Carers Finland that is an advocacy and support association for carers, cared ones and volunteering on informal/family caring. There are 69 member associations…

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Henk Nies

Vice President Research

Henk Nies (1955) is a member of the board of directors of Vilans. He is also professor by special appointment of Organization and policy of care at the Free University…

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Anita Vatland

Treasurer

Anita Vatland is Managing Director and co-founder of Pårørendealliansen, Norwegian alliance for informal Carers. The umbrella organization currently has 24 member organizations, representing about 390 000 members and/or employees. She has…

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Bruno Alves

Executive member

Bruno Alves is President and co-founder of Carers Portugal – Cuidadores Portugal Association. Co-coordinator of the innovation, research hub and the international relations center. Promotes multi-level partnerships in the innovation…

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Sebastian Fischer

Executive member

Sebastian Fischer works with three carer organisation in Europe. Chief Executive of VOCAL – Voice of Carers Across Lothian – www.vocal.org.uk – since 1994. VOCAL is a carer-led social enterprise…

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Elizabeth Hanson

Advisor to the Board

Elizabeth (Liz) Hanson is Scientific Leader of  Nationellt kompetenscentrum anhöriga (Swedish National Family Care Competence Centre), a centre of excellence in the area of family (informal) care. She is a…

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Andreas Hoff

Executive member

Andreas Hoff is Professor of Social Gerontology at Zittau/Görlitz University of Applied Sciences and director of the research institute “Gesundheit, Altern, Arbeit, Technik” (GAT) (English translation: “Health, Ageing, Labour, Technology”).…

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Sara Santini

Executive member

Sara Santini is senior researcher at the Centre for Socio-Economic Research on Ageing at IRCCS-INRCA (National Institute of Health and Science on Ageing) in Ancona, Italy, where she started working…

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Katherine Wilson

Advisor to the Board

Katherine is Head of Employment at Carers UK where she leads the work of the charity’s business forum, Employers for Carers (EfC). EfC is a growing service for employers committed…

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External Advisor

Christine Marking

Consultant

Christine Marking is a Dutch clinical psychologist, with a specialisation in psycho-gerontology and social gerontology.  She has worked previously as a psychologist in a nursing home setting in Amsterdam, where…

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Secretariat

Svetlana Atanasova

Project Manager

Svetlana is a lawyer by training, specialized in EU Law, with a keen interest in human rights and social rights topics. She is familiar, theoretically and in practice, with the…

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Claire Champeix

Policy Officer

Claire has extensive experience of policy work, research and project coordination in the social field at local and European levels. She has worked with social NGOs at the European level…

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Olivier Jacqmain

Senior Communication Officer

Olivier is a creative content and communication specialist. He has been working as a communication consultant for NGO's for the last 4 years. Prior to that, Olivier has been active…

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Jevgenija Nekrilova

Administrative and Financial Officer

Jevgenija has worked in different administrative functions in Belgium since 2004 gaining extensive experience in finance and human resources management and general office administration. She holds a Master Degree in…

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Stecy Yghemonos

Director

Stecy has extensive experience of business development, and project design and management, and has worked in the social and health fields for more than 13 years. He has played a…

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Last Updated on September 23, 2021

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