President

Arjen van de Giessen (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Head of the RIVM Centre for Zoonoses and Environmental Microbiology, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), The Netherlands. His centre is responsible for the early warning and risk assessment of pathogenic microorganisms transmissible from animals, food and the environment to humans in the Netherlands. In the past 30 years his research focused mainly on bacterial zoonosis and antimicrobial resistance at the human-animal-environment interface.

 

 

Vice President

Hein Imberechts (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Scientific Support Advisor and Biosafety Officer at Sciensano, Brussels Area, Belgium

 

 

 Treasurer

Arnaud Callegari (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

As well as being the MVNA Treasurer, Arnaud is Project Officer at Agence Nationale de Sécurité Sanitaire (ANSES) in Maisons Alfort, France and supports Anses’ researchers in EU research programmes definition, and monitoring, as well as EU research project set-up and management.

 

Project Manager

Cindy Dierikx (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Acts as the Med-Vet-Net Association Project Manager on a part-time basis, supporting the President, Vice President and Treasurer by organising internal research agenda activities and research calls  and Annual Scientific meetings, and acting as a conduit for communication between Governing Board members.