The Organisation

The European Medicines Verification Organisation (EMVO) is a Belgian non-profit organisation representing stakeholders united in securing the legal supply chain from falsified medicines.

Its founding stakeholders are EFPIA (The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations), Medicines for Europe (The European Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association), PGEU (The Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union), GIRP (The European Healthcare Distribution Association) and EAEPC (The European Association of Euro-Pharmaceutical Companies). EMVO’s affiliate stakeholders are EAHP (European Association of Hospital Pharmacists) and HOPE (European Hospital and Healthcare Federation).

EMVO Board

Adrian van den Hoven
Medicines for Europe
Monika Derecque-Pois
Nathalie Moll
Ilaria Passarani
Kasper Ernest


Andreas Walter
General Manager
Tobias Beer
Chief Operating Officer
Marisa Jimenez Sanchez
Head of HR & Administration
Mark Scott
Head of Operations
Stephan Theunissen
Head of Quality Assurance
Emmanouela Nikolakopoulou
Head of Legal & Partner Engagement
Alastair Crooks
Legal & Partner Engagement | Engagement & Communication Manager
Fanny Trenteseaux
Legal & Partner Engagement | Project & Partners Manager
Tracy Slosse
Legal & Partner Engagement/HR & Administration | Junior Project Officer
Jannik Jäger
Finance & Business Development | Finance & Business Development Manager
Sofiane Koudil
Finance & Business Development | Junior Accountant
Margarita Belichovska
Finance & Business Development | Business Coordinator & Data Analyst
Kenneth Podevyn
Operations | Customer Service Manager
André Geraldes
Operations | Business Analyst & Technical Support
João Pacheco
Operations | Business & Technical Analyst
Tiago Barrosa
Operations | Business & Technical Analyst
Lorenzo Mari
Operations | Business & Technical Analyst
Annette Aragones
Quality Assurance | Compliance Coordinator
Paul Mills
Operations | External Consultant
"The European Medicines Verification Organisation (EMVO) is the guarantee of patient security in Europe."