CEO at European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT)

Adrian is Chief Executive Officer of the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT). He has more than 15 years of experience in the not-for-profit sector.

In his current position his focus is the strategic alignment of EFORT activities towards its mission & vision for the identified areas of Education, European Affairs, Safe Clinical Practice, Research & Innovation. Operationally his priorities are change management, financial stability, developing non-traditional relationships and stimulating effective governance aimed at committee work and profiling HCO stakeholders.

Recently he joined a multi stakeholder project with the aim to assess and understand the transformation & evolution of Continuing Health Education. How do learners learn and what does it take to develop “on-purpose” training & education for NPO’s to encourage new perspectives in people’s career paths. Prior to EFORT he worked in the convention business and later at the World Heart Federation, a non- governmental healthcare association fostering the control and prevention of cardiovascular diseases and stroke worldwide. In his capacity of Director of the Congress Division he led the operations of the biennial World Congress of Cardiology. Re-assessments of congress strategy and new business ventures were part of his mandate.

He is a former President of AC Forum, The Association & Conference Forum is led by Association staff for Associations and comprised of more than 30 member organisations with a focus in healthcare, but not exclusively. He is a member of the PCMA EMEA Advisory Board and joined GAME, the Global Alliance for Medical Education as a member of the Board of Directors.

Adrian holds a Bachelor of Science HES-SO of the school of Management of the University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland.

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