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 members 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 Board

Hugh Pullen
Sonia Ruiz Morán
Richard Freudenberg
Monika Derecque-Pois
Adrian van den Hoven
Medicines for Europe


Andreas Walter
General Manager
Tobias Beer
Head of Commercial & Partner Management
Marisa Jimenez Sanchez
Head of Finance & Administration
Stephan Theunissen
QA Manager
Koen Van Gompel
Operations Manager
Fanny Trenteseaux
Project Coordinator & Customer Relationship Manager
Emmanouela Nikolakopoulou
Legal Counsel
Ann De Clerck
Operations – Application Owner
Jannik Jäger
Commercial & Partner Management
André Geraldes
Business Analyst & Technical Support
João Pacheco
Operations Business & Technical Analyst
Tiago Barrosa
Operations Business & Technical Analyst
Annette Aragones
Quality Assurance Compliance Coordinator
Martina Kozlerova
On-boarding & Communication Coordinator
Yassine Boufraquech
Assistant of Head of Finance & Administration
Maureen Pollart
Commercial & Partner Management – Trainee
Valeria Manzione
Commercial & Partner Management – Trainee
Francesca D’Agostino
Commercial & Partner Management – Trainee
Paul Mills
Operations Department – External Consultant
Willem Theunissen
IT Coordinator – External Consultant
"The European Medicines Verification Organisation (EMVO) is the guarantee of patient security in Europe."