Annual Report 2016

EFA Office

SusannaSusanna PalkonenEFA Director
EFA Senior EU Policy Adviser Roberta Savli OKRoberta SavliDeputy Director and Senior Policy Adviser
EFA EU Policy Adviser Daniela MorghentiDaniela MorghentiEU Policy Adviser
EFA Communications Officer Isabel Proaño OKIsabel ProanoCommunications Manager
EFA EU Projects Manager Giuseppe de Carlo OKGiuseppe de CarloProject Manager
EFA Fundraising Manager Antje Fink Wagner OKAntje-Henriette Fink-WagnerCorporate Relations and Fundraising Manager
Francis 7Francis GrognaFinancial Manager


EFA thanks our volunteer expert patients and Members who unstintingly contribute through EFA’s advocacy or as volonteers to make Europe a place where allergy, asthma and COPD patients live uncompromised lives, have the right and access to best quality care, participate in their care and to have a safe environment. Thanks also to Federico Perini and Eleonora Leotta, the two Erasmus+ interns that collaborated with EFA in 2016.

EFA thanks sincerely our sustainable funding partners who have made our work possible.

EFA thanks the work of the many organisations that embrace our mission and mission and that collaborate with us on a daily basis to defend the interests of allergy, asthma and COPD patients in Europe.

European Medicines Agency Patients’ and Consumers’ Working Party (EMA PCWP), European Patients Forum (EPF), Global Asthma and Allergy Patient Platform (GAAPP), Cystic Fibrosis Europe (CF-Europe), Pulmonary Hypertension Association Europe (PHA), WHO Global Alliance against Respiratory Diseases (GARD), European Respiratory Society (ERS), European Lung Foundation (ELF), International Primary Care Respiratory Group (IPCRG), European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology (EAACI), Allergic Rhinitis and Its Impact on Asthma (ARIA), Global Initiative for COPD (GOLD), Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA), Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL), European Aerobiology Society (EAS), International Ragweed Society (IRS), European Environmental Bureau (EEB), European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Control (ENSP).