Executive Committee

The Executive Committee both manages and represents ERS by directing and conducting the general activities of the Society on behalf of the General Assembly. The Executive Committee provides an annual report on all activities to the General Assembly.

Committee members

Anita Simonds - profile image
Anita Simonds
President

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of Anita Simonds

Annual Declaration of Interest 2020-2021

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work

None

Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

CompanyNature of SupportAmount of funds received*
ACI ClinicalMember of Endpoint review panel for bioALS trialB

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Thierry Troosters - profile image
Thierry Troosters
Past President

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of Thierry Troosters

Annual Declaration of Interest 2020-2021

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work
CompanyAreaProductAmount of funds received*
Bayerconsultancyn.a.B
Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

CompanyNature of SupportAmount of funds received*
BIunrestricted research grant D
BIspeaker feeB

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Marc Humbert - profile image
Marc Humbert
President Elect

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of Marc Humbert

Annual Declaration of Interest 2020-2021

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work
CompanyAreaProductAmount of funds received*
AcceleronPulmonary HypertensionSotaterceptC
MerckPulmonary HypertensionRiociguatC
Johnson & JohnsonPulmonary HypertensionMacitentan, selexipagC
BayerPulmonary HypertensionRiociguatB
FerrerPulmonary HypertensionTreprostinilB
GSKAsthmaMepolizumabB
AstraZenecaAsthmaBenralizumabB
SanofiAsthmaDupilumabB
NovartisAsthmaOmalizumabC
Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

CompanyNature of SupportAmount of funds received*
Johnson & JohnsonTranslational research grant to the research laboratoryD
BayerTranslational research grant to the research laboratoryC

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Carlos Robalo Cordeiro - profile image
Carlos Robalo Cordeiro
Vice President

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of Carlos Robalo Cordeiro

Annual Declaration of Interest 2020-2021

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work

None

Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Joanna Chorostowska-Wynimko - profile image
Joanna Chorostowska-Wynimko
Secretary General

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of Joanna Chorostowska-Wynimko

Annual Declaration of Interest 2020-2021

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work

None

Personal Benefits
CompanyPurpose of PaymentAmount of funds received*
Grifolsadvisory boardB
CSL Behringadvisory board, lecturesB
MSDadvisory board, lecturesB
BMSadvisory board, lecturesB
Pfizeradvisory board, lecturesB
Amgenadvisory board, lecturesB
Takedaadvisory board, lecturesB
Lekamadvisory board, lecturesB
Astra Zenecaadvisory board, lecturesB
RochelecturesA
Novartisadvisory board, lecturesB
Boehringer-IngelheimlecturesB
Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.
CompanyPurpose and Nature of BenefitAmount of funds received*
Astra ZenecaconferenceA
MSDconferenceA
AmgenconferenceA
PfizerconferenceA
Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

CompanyNature of SupportAmount of funds received*
Pfizerinvestigator initiated grantC
Astra Zenecainvestigator initiated grantD
CSL Behringinvestigator initiated grantC

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Thomas Geiser - profile image
Thomas Geiser
Treasurer

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work

None

Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Richard Costello - profile image
Richard Costello
Education Council Chair

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of Richard Costello

Annual Declaration of Interest 2020-2021

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work
CompanyAreaProductAmount of funds received*
NovartisRespiratoryDevicesA
GSKRespiratoryDevicesB
TEVARespiratoryDevicesB
Personal Benefits
CompanyPurpose of PaymentAmount of funds received*
GSKStudy DesignA
AerogenStudy DesignA
Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

CompanyNature of SupportAmount of funds received*
GSKGrantD
TherevanceGrantD

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Christopher E. Brightling - profile image
Christopher E. Brightling
Science Council Chair

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of Christopher E. Brightling

Annual Declaration of Interest 2020-2021

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work
CompanyAreaProductAmount of funds received*
Novartis, Chiesi, 4DPharmaAirways DiseaseNot product specificD
Sanofi/Regeneron, TEVAAirways DiseaseNot product specificD
GSK, Genentech/RocheAirways DiseaseNot product specificD
BI, Mologic, Gossamer, AZ/MedImmuneAirways DiseaseNot product SpecificD
Shionogi, CSL BehringAirways DiseaseNot product specificC
Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Arzu Yorgancioğlu - profile image
Arzu Yorgancioğlu
Advocacy Council Chair

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of Ayşe Arzu Yorgancıoğlu

Annual Declaration of Interest 2020-2021

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work
CompanyAreaProductAmount of funds received*
Astra zenecaAdvisory Boardfuture plansA
GSKAdvisory Boardfuture plansA
Novartis Advisory BoardplansA
SandozInvited speakerpresentationA
ChiesiInvited speaker&Ad.BoardpresentationA
DEVAInvited speaker&Ad.BoardpresentationA
Abdi İbrahimInvited speaker&Ad.BoardpresentationA
Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

CompanyNature of SupportAmount of funds received*
MSDClinical ResearchB
SanofiClinical ResearchB

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Kjeld Hansen - profile image
Kjeld Hansen
European Lung Foundation Chair

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of Kjeld Hansen

Annual Declaration of Interest 2020-2021

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work

None

Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Anh Tuan Dinh-Xuan - profile image
Anh Tuan Dinh-Xuan
Publication Committee Chair

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of Anh Tuan Dinh-Xuan

Annual Declaration of Interest 2020-2021

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work

None

Personal Benefits
CompanyPurpose of PaymentAmount of funds received*
AstraZenecaLecturesA
ChiesiLecturesB
GSKLecturesB
Sanofi GenzymeLecturesB
Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

CompanyNature of SupportAmount of funds received*
Air Liquide FoundationResearch on post-Covid lung involvementD

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Niki Ubags - profile image
Niki Ubags
Early Career Members Committee

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of Niki Ubags

Annual Declaration of Interest 2020-2021

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work

None

Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000

All ERS Assembly Heads are also members of the Executive Committee.