The EFORT Board is elected by the National Delegates of the EFORT National Member Societies during the General Assemblies for a period of one year; some terms are re-electable.

The Board is responsible for the day-to-day running of the Federation and comprises ten voting members including four members at large coming from different European countries.

The EFORT Executive Committee is composed by the EFORT Board members, the Executive Board members and the Co-opted members.


EFORT President 2024-2025
Prof. Dr. Theofilos KARACHALIOS | Greece
EFORT First Vice President
Prof. Dr. Pietro RUGGIERI | Italy
Curriculum Vitae
PDF document | 4 pages | 670kb
EFORT Second Vice President
Prof. Dr. Rob NELISSEN | The Netherlands
Curriculum Vitae
PDF document | 1 page | 120kb
Immediate Past President
Mr. David LIMB | United Kingdom
Curriculum Vitae
PDF document | 1 page | 210kb
Prof. Dr. Gilles PASQUIER | France
Chair Finance Committee
Member at Large
Prof. Dr. Mehmet DEMIRHAN | Türkiye

Member at Large
Dr. René MIHALIČ | Slovenia
Member at Large
Prof. Dr. Dieter Christian WIRTZ | Germany
Young Member at Large
Dr. Christina FRØLICH FRANDSEN | Denmark

Co-opted Member
Dr. Nanni ALLINGTON | Belgium
President UEMS Orthopaedic Section
Co-opted Member
Dr. Cristina ALVES | Portugal
Chair EFORT Travelling & Fellowship Programme
Co-opted Member
Prof. Dr. Thierry BÉGUÉ | France
Vice Chair Education Committee – Trauma Education Group
Co-opted Member
Prof. Dr. Thomas BLATTERT | Germany
Chair Specialty Societies within Orthopaedics Committee
Co-opted Member
Prof. Dr. José CORDERO AMPUERO | Spain
Vice Chair Education Committee – Orthopaedics
Co-opted Member
Prof. Dr. José Antonio HERNÁNDEZ HERMOSO | Spain
Chair EFORT Fora
Co-opted Member
Prof. Dr. Pierre HOFFMEYER | Switzerland
Editor-in-Chief EFORT Open Reviews
Co-opted Member
Ass. Prof. Dr. Per KJAERSGAARD-ANDERSEN | Denmark
Chair EU Affairs Committee
Co-opted Member
Prof. Dr. Christophe LOHMANN | Germany
Vice Chair EFORT Education Committee – Basic Research Group
Co-Opted Member
Prof. Dr. Maziar MOHADDES
| Sweden
Chair NORE Committee
Co-Opted Member
Dr. Thomas STARK
| Switzerland
FOrTE President
Co-opted Member
Prof. Dr. Hakki SUR | Türkiye
Chair Ethics Committee
Co-Opted Member
Prof. Dr. Karl-Göran THORNGREN | Sweden
Chair EFORT Foundation
Curriculum Vitae
PDF document | 4 pages | 60kb
Co-opted Member
Prof. Dr. Luigi ZAGRA | Italy
Chair EFORT Science Committee

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