Advisory Board

The Board of Directors is assisted by the Advisory Board.

Since April 2023, the Advisory Board  is composed of:

  • Andre Den Exter, Netherlands
  • Brenda Daly, Ireland
  • Claudia Seitz, Switzerland
  • Emmanuelle Rial-Sebbag, France
  • Dobrochna Bach-Golecka, Poland
  • Titti Mattsson, Sweden

Andre den Exter, The Netherlands
Associate professor of health law, Erasmus School of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands and Jean Monnet chair EU health law. His research interests include access to Health Care, Health Insurance Law, EU Health Law, and International Health Law. 

Claudia Seitz, Germany
Visiting Professor at the University of Ghent, Faculty of Law and Criminology, Belgium, Lecturer at the University of Basel, Faculty of Law, Center for Life Sciences Law (CLSL), Switzerland, and Lecturer at the University of Bonn, Faculty of Law, Center for Life Sciences Law, Germany. Her main research fields are Health and Pharmaceutical Law, Biotechnology Law as well as Regulatory and IP Law. Claudia Seitz is also an advisor in various international projects and editor of the European Pharmaceutical Law Review (EPLR).

Emmanuelle Rial-Sebbag, France
Lawyer, Ph.D in Health Law, working at the INSERM Unit 1027 in Toulouse (Epidemiology and public health analysis: risks, chronic diseases and handicaps) in the team of Genomics, biotherapy and public health: interdisciplinary approach as a permanent researcher in health law and bioethics. As an Associate lecturer in bio-law and bioethics at the University of Medicine in Toulouse involved in several research projects on the topics of biobanking, innovative therapies, biomedical research involving human beings and direct-to-consumer genetic tests. Currently developing a research on the Governance of Research in biotechnology and the role played by regulations at national and European level.

Dobrochna Bach-Golechka, Poland
Dobrochna Bach-Golechka is an Associate Professor at the University of Warsaw, Institute of International Law, Department of European Law. Her research interest within health law lies within European health law, human rights, morally sensitive medical services, paramedic regulations. In 2018 she acted as a General Reporter of the International Academy of Comparative Law for the topic Compensation Schemes for Damages Caused by Healthcare and Alternatives to Court Proceedings (to be published by Springer). She had been appointed a judge ad hoc at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg (2016-2018).

Titti Mattsson, Sweden
Professor of Public Law at the Faculty of Lund University, Sweden, as well as Director of the Health Law Research Centre in Lund. Her main research field in Health Law are Access to Health Care, Human Rights and Health, and Age related health issues. The research is interdisciplinary and often in collaboration with experts in medicine, deontology,  and social work on a variety of health issues. Mattsson holds a number of central positions in national state agencies, scientific and ethical boards. She is editor for the Europan Journal of Health Law.

Advisory Board members are expected to:

• Attend EAHL meetings when requested by the EAHL Executive Board

• Make suggestions for improvements of the running of the Association (to be sent to EAHL Executive Director)

• Make suggestions for activities/opportunities to be offered by the EAHL to its members (to be sent to EAHL Executive Director)

• To offer assistance with hosting EAHL Seminars/Conferences etc

• To offer advice to EAHL Executive Board when requested