Dr. Alexandra Breukel, Managing Director
Alexandra holds a PhD in neuroscience and has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for the past 20 years. She has made contributions to the clinical development and marketing of medicines in the disease area of psychiatry and oncology. Alexandra is responsible for delivering the strategic objectives of the ENMC, overseeing the core activities including the management of the workshops and raising awareness of the ENMC amongst key stakeholders. She represents the ENMC in the scientific community, supervising and supporting the ENMC office and responsible for developing and implementing new procedures, public relations and fundraising activities.
Ms Annelies Zittersteijn, Operational Manager
As the Operational Manager, Annelies Zittersteijn is responsible for all administrative
Prof. George Padberg, Research Director
George Padberg studied medicine at Leiden University and received his PhD with a thesis on facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD). In 1993, he was appointed professor and head of the Department of Neurology at the Radboud UMC in Nijmegen. Last year, he retired from this position. Prof. Padberg is a member of the Dutch Society of Neurology and member of the scientific board of the FSHD Foundation in the Netherlands. As Research Director of ENMC, George Padberg chairs the Research Committee and supports the Executive Committee in defining and implementing the ENMC’s scientific policy with the team in Baarn.
Ms Lise Verwer and Ms Mirte Edens Workshop Assistants