The rotating President of SIOPE has the leading role in our Society. He/she presides the meetings of the Board of Directors and officially represents SIOPE in international meetings. Together with the Board, he/she decides over the priorities and the strategy for the future.
The current President is Prof. Martin Schrappe from University Hospital Kiel, Germany . Officially announced at the SIOPE General Assembly in Vienna in 2015, he has been a Board Member of SIOPE for several years and was instrumental in the success of SIOPE’s principal project, the European Network for Cancer research in Children and Adolescents (ENCCA) project, funded under the Seventh Framework Programme.
You can see here the Press Release on our new President.
Our President Elect
Professor Pamela Kearns (University of Birmingham, Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit, United Kingdom) is the SIOPE President Elect (at the end of 2016, 98% of SIOPE members expressed their positive feedback on the appointed SIOPE President-Elect).
The SIOPE Staff and Board members would like to express their genuine gratitude to former Presidents:
- Prof. Gilles Vassal (France) from 2012 to 2015
- Prof. Ruth Ladenstein (Austria) from 2010 to 2012
- Prof. Kathy Pritchard Jones (United Kingdom) from 2008 to 2010
- Prof. Andrea Biondi (Italy) from 2007 to 2008