Managing Board

Pain Alliance Europe is represented and managed by a Board. The Board members are selected by majority vote in the General Assembly. Currently, these are:

  • President: Deirdre Ryan, Ireland
  • Treasurer: Nadia Malliou, Greece
  • Gemma Fernández Bosch, Spain
  • Liisa Jutila, Finland
  • Lucian-Andrei Despa, Romania
  • Cathy Van Riel, Spain
  • Iben Rohde, Denmark


  • Association and Projects Manager: Emilia Kosińska

General Assembly

PAE’s General Assembly possesses all powers to pursue the objectives of the association and is composed of ordinary members. They meet at least once a year.

The associated members and honour members may participate with a consultative vote.


Published PAE Statues (English) 2013


The PAE’s Ethical code document has been approved during the General Assembly of the 23rd of June 2015. You can read and download it here: PA_Ethical code proposal_approved 2015.


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