Membership of Cochrane Group Executives

Executives report to the Governing Board via the Chief Executive Officer or the Editor in Chief.

View the organizational diagram for more information.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer:

Geographic Groups' Executive

  • Malgorzata Bala (Poland)
  • Matteo Bruschettini (Sweden)
  • Erik von Elm (Switzerland)
  • Juan Franco (Argentina)
  • Lotty Hooft (Netherlands)
  • Giordano Pérez-Gaxiola (Mexico)
  • Irena Zakarija-Grkovic (Croatia)

Geographic Groups' Executive: Terms of reference

Consumers Executive

  • Maureen Smith (Canada) - Chair
  • Ndi Euphrasia Ebai-Atuh (Cameroon)
  • Jack Nunn (Australia)
  • Rachel Plachcinski (UK)
  • Richard Morley (UK)
  • Helen Bulbeck (UK)
  • Vacancy

Fields Executive

Co-Convenors:

  • Kathryn Mahan, Cochrane Neurological Sciences Review Group, Italy
  • Patricia Jabre, Cochrane Pre-hospital and Emergency Care, France
  • Celeste Naude, Cochrane Nutrition, South Africa
  • Regina Kunz, Cochrane Insurance Medicine, Switzerland
  • Susan Wieland, Cochrane Complementary Medicine, USA
  • Adrian Verbel, Cochrane Insurance Medicine, Germany
  • Stefano Negrini, Cochrane Rehabilitation, Italy
  • Dina Muscat Meng, Cochrane Sustainable Healthcare, Denmark
  • Minna Johansson, Cochrane Sustainable Healthcare, Sweden
  • Monserrat Conde, Cochrane Global Ageing, Portugal
  • Jorien Laermans, Cochrane First Aid, Belgium
  • Vanessa Jordan, Cochrane Primary Care. New Zealand
  • Vere Borra, Cochrane First Aid, Belgium
  • Emmy De Buck, Cochrane First Aid, Belguim
  • Sarah Elliott, Cochrane Child Health,  Canada
  • Jorien Laermans, Cochrane First Aid, Belgium
  • Tracey Howe, Cochrane Global Ageing, UK

Reporting to the Editor in Chief:

Managing Editors' Executive

  • Clare Jess (UK): Co-Convenor
  • Frances Kellie (UK): Co-Convener
  • Jordi Pardo (Canada)
  • Elizabeth Paulsen (Norway)
  • Lindsey Elstub (UK)
  • Rachael Kelly (UK)
  • Anna Erskine (UK)
  • Teo Quay (Canada)

Methods Executive

  • Su Golder (Adverse Effects)
  • Miranda Langendam (Council Methods Representative)
  • Tianjing Li (Comparing Multiple Interventions, Handbook Editor) 
  • Jo McKenzie (Statistics)
  • Carl Moons (Prognosis) 
  • Sarah Nevitt (Council Methods Representative) 
  • Jane Noyes (Qualitative and Implementation, Scientific Committee)
  • Holger Schünemann (GRADEing)

More details about the Methods Executive and their Terms of Reference are available via Cochrane Methods.

Information Specialists' Executive

  • Anne Littlewood (Co-Convenor, UK)
  • Irma Klerings (Co-Convenor, Austria)
  • Camila Escobar Liquitay (Argentina)
  • Justin Clark (Australia)
  • Maria-Inti Metzendorf (Council Representative, Germany)
  • Rene Spijker (Council Representative, The Netherlands)
  • Robin Paynter (USA)
  • Valerie Wells (Cochrane Public Health, UK)
  • Elizabeth Doney (Cochrane Skin, UK)

Last updated 27 April 2021