EULAR Council 

President 
Prof. Annamaria Iagnocco, Italy 

President-Elect 
Prof. Daniel Aletaha, Austria

Past President 
Prof. Iain McInnes, United Kingdom

Treasurer 
Prof. Xenofon Baraliakos, Germany

EULAR HPR Vice President
Prof. Thea Vliet Vlieland, The Netherlands

EULAR PARE Vice President 
Dr. Elsa Mateus, Portugal

Scientific Societies Vice President
Prof. Zoltan Szekanecz, Hungary

Executive Director EULAR Office
Dr. Julia Rautenstrauch, Switzerland

 

Members of the Chairmanship of each Committee

Advocacy Committee

Chair 
Prof. Loreto Carmona, Spain

Chair-elect
To be announced

 

Congress Committee

Chair
Prof. Annamaria Iagnocco, Italy

Past Chair
Prof. Iain McInnes, United Kingdom

 

Education Committee

Chair
Prof. Chris Edwards, United Kingdom

Past Chair
Prof. Frank Buttgereit, Germany

 

Quality of Care Committee

Chair
Prof. Robert Landewé, The Netherlands

Past Chair
Prof. Tom Huizinga, The Netherlands

 

Research Committee

Chair
Prof. Dirk Elewaut, Belgium 

Chair-elect
Prof. Ronald van Vollenhoven, The Netherlands

 

EULAR HPR Committee

Chair
Dr. Ricardo Ferreira, Portugal

Chair-elect
Dr. Mwidimi Ndosi, United Kingdom

 

EULAR PARE Committee

Chair
Ms. Souzi Makri, Cyprus

Past Chair 
Dr. Elsa Mateus, Portugal

 

EULAR EMEUNET Committee

Chair
Dr. Kim Lauper, Switzerland

Past Chair
Dr. Felice Rivellese, United Kingdom 

 

PAED Committee

Chair
Prof. Michael Beresford, United Kingdom

Past Chair
Prof. Angelo Ravelli, Italy

 

 

Congress Scientific Lead
Prof. Hendrik Schulze-Koops, Germany

Congress Abstract Lead
Prof. Marta Mosca, Italy

Liaison Officer to EMA
Prof. Margreet Kloppenburg, The Netherlands

Liaison Officer to ACR
Prof. Ronald van Vollenhoven, The Netherlands

Editor-in-Chief of the ARD
Prof. Josef Smolen, Austria

Editor-in-Chief of RMD Open
Prof. Bernard Combe, France

 

Guests

FOREUM Liaison Officer
Prof. Paul Emery, United Kingdom

UEMS Liaison Officer
Prof. Jean Dudler, Switzerland

 

 

 

Related Information

Who We Are

The European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology, EULAR, is the organisation which represents the people with arthritis/rheumatism, health professionals in rheumatology (HPR) and scientific societies of rheumatology of all the European nations.

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EULAR Governance

EULAR is governed by an elected board composed by 4 experts in rheumatology and one representative of each pillar (organisations representing other health professionals in rheumatology, patient organisations and scientific societies). Our activities are overseen by 5 content committees and 4 representation committees whose activities are delivered by several hundred expert rheumatology volunteers.

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EULAR Member Organisations

Supported by its members, EULAR aims to reduce the burden of rheumatic diseases on the individual and society and to improve the treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal diseases.

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EULAR Statutes, Reports, and By-Laws

The official statutes of the European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology, EULAR

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Questions and Answers on RMDs

EULAR description on Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases (RMDs)

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