Steering Committee

All officers of ESNM, provide their effort and time on a complete voluntary basis, thus making ESNM a non-profit organisation concerned solely with the well-being of patients. The European Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility ESNM is composed of a Steering Committee and a General Assembly. The overall leadership and strategic direction of ESNM lies with the Steering Committee. The Executive Officers are the President and the Treasurer. They are responsible for conducting daily activities of the Society and executing decisions made by the Steering Committee.

Executive Committee

Qasim Aziz

President

Honorary Consultant at Barts and The London NHS Trust, Director Wingate Institute of Neurogastroenterology
London, UNITED KINGDOM

Daniel Pohl

Treasurer

University Hospital Zurich Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Zurich, SWITZERLAND

Giovanni Barbara

Past-President

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences St. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, ITALY

Section chairs

Giovanni Barbara

Chair Gut Microbiota For Health

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences St. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, ITALY

Adam Farmer

Chair Meeting Section

Wingate Insitute of Neurogastroenterology
London, UNITED KINGDOM

Asbjørn Mohr Drewes

Chair Media Section

Mech-Sense, Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Aalborg University Hospital, DENMARK

Edoardo Savarino

Chair Educational Section

Department of Surgery, Oncology and Gastroenterology - DiSCOG, University of Padova, ITALY

Jan Tack

Chair Research Section

Department of clinical and experimental medicine TARGID (TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH CENTER FOR GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS), University of Leuven, BELGIUM

Steering Committee

Serhat Bor

Ege University School of Medicine, Bornova
Izmir, TURKEY

Gerard Clarke

APC Microbiome Institute, University College Cork, IRELAND

Ram Dickman

Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv
Petah-Tikva, ISRAEL

Asbjørn Mohr Drewes

Mech-Sense, Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Aalborg University Hospital, DENMARK

Vasile Drug

University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Gr T Popa” Iasi, University Hospital “St Spiridon” – Institute of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Iasi, ROMANIA

Adam Farmer

Wingate Insitute of Neurogastroenterology
London, UNITED KINGDOM

Goran Hauser

Department of gastroenterology-Head of gastroenterology ICU, Clinical Hospital Center Rijeka, CROATIA

Agata Mulak

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Wroclaw Medical University, POLAND

Radislav Nakov

Clinic of Gastroenterology, Tsaritsa Yoanna University Hospital, Medical University of Sofia, BULGARIA

Beate Niesler

Institute of Human Genetics Department of Human Molecular Genetics, University of Heidelberg, GERMANY

Luis Novais

Laboratório de Neurogastrenterologia e Motilidade Digestiva (LNMD), Nova Medical School FCM-UNL Edifício CEDOC, Lisbon, PORTUGAL

Edoardo Savarino

Department of Surgery, Oncology and Gastroenterology - DiSCOG, University of Padova, ITALY

Jordi Serra

Digestive System Research Unit University Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, SPAIN

Olga Storonova

Department of Internal Disease Propaedeutics, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Sechenov University, Moscow, RUSSIA

Jan Tack

Department of clinical and experimental medicine TARGID (TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH CENTER FOR GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS), University of Leuven, BELGIUM

René van den Wijngaard

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Tytgat Institute for Liver and Intestinal Research, Amsterdam UMC, Location AMC, THE NETHERLANDS

Frank Zerbib

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Digestive Oncology Magellan Center, Haut-Lévêque Hospital, Bordeaux, FRANCE

Former Steering Committee Members

ESNM would like to thank the former steering committee members for their advice, critical input and help and support during the last decades.

List of Former Steering Committee Members in alphabetical order

L. Akkermans, THE NETHERLANDS (1998-2004)
Q. Aziz, U.K. (2008-2011, 2020-)
F. Azpiroz, SPAIN (2014-2020)
F. Baldi, ITALY (1992-2000)
B. Coffin, FRANCE (2009-2013)
R. De Giorgio, ITALY (2012-2016)
M. Delveaux , FRANCE (2002-2008)
I. Depoortere, BELGIUM (2009-2013)
D. Dumitrascu, ROMANIA (2011 - 2015)
P. Enck, GERMANY (2012-2020) Secretary till 2020
J. Fioramonti, FRANCE (1996-2002)
M. Fox, U.K. (2011-2014)
M. Fried, SWITZERLAND (2005-2008)
P. Funch-Jensen, DENMARK (1992-1996)
R. M. Herman, POLAND (1998-2004)
E. Husebye, NORWAY (1996-2002)
N. Hyland, IRELAND (2015-2020)
J. Janssens, BELGIUM (1992-1998)
M. Jimenez, SPAIN (2002-2014)
J.R. Malagelada, SPAIN Secretary till 2004
T. Peeters, BELGIUM (1998-2004)
S. Roman, FRANCE (2013-2017)
M. Schemann, GERMANY (2008-2011)
M. Simren, SWEDEN (2008-2012)
A. Smout, THE NETHERLANDS (2014-2018)
R. Spiller, U.K. (1998-2004)
V. Stanghellini, ITALY (2008-2012)
D.G. Thompson, U.K. (1992-1998)
P.J. Thor, POLAND (1992-1998)
A. Trukhmanov, RUSSIA (2014-2018)
A.L. Blum, SWITZERLAND Founding Member
M. Bortolotti, ITALY Founding Member
S. Gustavsson, SWEDEN Founding Member
S. Konturek, POLAND Founding Member
C. Roman, FRANCE Founding Member
G. Vantrappen, BELGIUM Founding Member,  Secretary till 1998
M. Wienbeck, GERMANY Founding Member
D.L. Wingate, U.K. Founding Member

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