Our mission is to reduce the burden of major acute respiratory virus infections by fostering stakeholder communication and cross-disciplinary research in Europe.

Members and associate members

Board of Directors (voting members)
Ab Osterhaus
BIO
Ab Osterhaus
ESWI Chair, TiHO, Germany
Executive Committee Member: Chairman
Colin Russell
BIO
Colin Russell
Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Executive Committee Member: Vice-President
Ted Van Essen
BIO
Ted Van Essen
Retired General Practitioner and vocational trainer, Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Executive Committee Member: Treasurer
Florian Krammer
BIO
Florian Krammer
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, United States of America
Gülsah Gabriel
BIO
Gülsah Gabriel
ESWI Board member, Leibniz Institute of Virology, Germany
Marco Goeijenbier
BIO
Marco Goeijenbier
ESWI Board member, Spaarne Hopital, The Netherlands
George Kassianos
BIO
George Kassianos
ESWI Board Member, Occupational Health Physician, The United Kingdom
Peter Openshaw
BIO
Peter Openshaw
ESWI Board Member, Imperial College, The United Kingdom
Roman Prymula
BIO
Roman Prymula
ESWI Board Member, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
Ed Hutchinson
BIO
Ed Hutchinson
ESWI Board member, University of Glasgow, The United Kingdom
Stefania Maggi
BIO
Stefania Maggi
ESWI Board member, National Research Council of Italy, Italy
Paula Tähtinen
BIO
Paula Tähtinen
ESWI Board Member, University of Turku, Finland
Associate Members (non-voting)
Claude Hannoun
BIO
Claude Hannoun
ESWI Honorary member, former Institut Pasteur, France
Ursula Kunze
BIO
Ursula Kunze
University of Vienna, Austria
Bram  Palache
Bram Palache
FluPal Consultancy, The Netherlands
Sylvie van Der Werf
BIO
Sylvie van Der Werf
Institut Pasteur, France
Susanne Herold
BIO
Susanne Herold
Giessen University Hospital, Germany