EULAR Council

Prof. Daniel Aletaha, Austria 

Prof. Xenofon Baraliakos, Germany

Past President
Liaison Officer to BioMedical Alliance
European Chronic Disease Alliance (ECDA)
Pediatric Rheumatology European Society (PrES)  

Prof. Annamaria Iagnocco, Italy 

Prof. Laure Gossec, France

EULAR HPR Vice President
Prof. Jette Primdahl, Denmark

EULAR PARE Vice President 
Dr. Elsa Mateus, Portugal

Scientific Societies Vice President
Prof. Jose Maria Alvaro-Gracia, Spain

Executive Director EULAR Office
Carina Haupt

Members of the Chairmanship of each Committee

Advocacy Committee

Prof. Loreto Carmona, Spain

Prof. Margreet Kloppenburg, Netherlands

Congress Committee

Prof. Daniel Aletaha 

Past Chair
Prof. Annamaria Iagnocco, Italy   

Education Committee

Prof. Simona Rednic, Romania

Past Chair 
Prof. Chris Edwards, United Kingdom

Quality of Care Committee

Prof. Uta Kiltz, Germany

Past Chair 
Prof. Robert Landewe, The Netherlands

Research Committee

Prof. Ronald van Vollenhoven, The Netherlands

Past Chair
Prof. Dirk Elewaut, Belgium 

EULAR HPR Committee

Dr. Mwidimi Ndosi, United Kingdom

Ms. Erika Mosor, Austria

Past Chair
Dr. Ricardo Ferreira, Portugal


EULAR PARE Committee

Mr. Peter Boyd, Ireland

Past Chair 
Ms. Souzi Makri, Cyprus


Dr. Tue Kragstrup, Denmark

Past Chair
Dr. Kim Lauper, Switzerland


PAED Committee

Prof. Dirk Foell, Germany 

Past Chair 
Prof. Michael Beresford, United Kingdom

Congress Scientific Lead
Prof. Caroline Ospelt, Switzerland

Congress Abstract Lead
Dr. Christian Dejaco, Italy

Liaison Officer to EMA
Prof. Marta Mosca, Italy

Liaison Officer to ACR
Prof. Ulf Mueller-Ladner, Germany

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

Editor-in-Chief of RMD Open
Prof. Gerd Burmester, Germany


FOREUM Liaison Officer
Prof. Johannes Bijlsma, Netherlands

UEMS Liaison Officer
Dr. Kaushik Chaudhuri, United Kingdom

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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