LIH governance includes the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors.
Board of directors
The Board of Directors oversees the work of the Luxembourg Institute of Health. It is responsible for the general organisation, for budget control, for framework contracts with partner organisations and for approving new strategy.
The Government nominated the new Board of Directors, which took office on January 1st 2020, as follows:
Gregor BaertzMedical Director, Hôpitaux Robert Schuman (Luxembourg), President of the Board
Xavier PoosDeputy Administrative Director, Health Directorate of the Ministry of Health (Luxembourg), Vice-President of the Board
Françoise BerthetDeputy Medical and Technical Director, Health Directorate of the Ministry of Health (Luxembourg)
Viviane BremerHead of Unit HIV / AIDS and other sexually transmitted or blood-borne infections, Robert Koch-Institut (Germany)
Carole BruecklerStrategic Advisor, Health Technologies Directorate of the Ministry of Economy (Luxembourg)
Alain KohlProfessor, University of Glasgow (United Kingdom)
Robert MüllerMedical doctor specialised in Urology, Centre Hospitalier Emile Mayrisch (Luxembourg)
Pierrot Schiltz Lawyer (Luxembourg)
In addition, Pierre Misteri, Advisor at the Ministry of Higher Education and Research, is Government Commissioner (“Commissaire du Gouvernement”).
The Executive Committee is responsible for the implementation of the strategy approved by the board of administration. It guarantees compliance with ethical principles, conventions and national laws.
The Executive Committee is composed of:
Ulf NehrbassChief Executive Officer
Marc Grabowski Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
Hermann ThienPhD Director of Translational Medicine Operations Hub
Simone NiclouProfessor, PhD Research Group Leader Director of Department of Cancer Research
Markus OllertProfessor, MD Research Group Leader Director of Department of Infection and Immunity
Guy FagherazziPhD Research Group Leader Director of Department of Precision Health
Scientific Advisory Boards
The Scientific Advisory Boards (SAB) are consultative bodies to the Board of Administration and are composed of high-ranking external scientists. The SABs’ composition reflects the scientific areas in which the Luxembourg Institute of Health is active.
From business development support – and specifically the exploitation of the scientific, economic and societal value and applications of research results − to scientific project management support and assistance in securing external funding opportunities: a rigorous quality management system, legal and data protection framework is in place in order to ensure that research activities are carried out in full compliance with current best practices and regulatory requirement, thereby guaranteeing the quality, transparency and rigour of the institute’s operations.
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