Dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in Hepatology, liver research and the clinical practice of liver disorders, EASL is governed by a board of 11 liver experts all actively engaged and involved in the discipline.
The Secretary General is the Chief Executive of the association for a period of 2 years having already served as Vice-Secretary.
The Vice-Secretary serves for 2 years in close collaboration with the Secretary General and will become the next Secretary General in term.
The Treasurer has been elected by the EASL assembly as a non-voting member of the Governing Board for a second term of five years. All Governing Board members share responsibility for the society's finances.
Prof. Francesco Negro is now Treasurer-elect and will be shadowing Prof. Mauro Bernardi for the following year (until April 2019)
The EU Policy Councillor position was approved as a 5-year position during the Business Meeting in Vienna, Austria, 17 April, 2010.
There are 8 Scientific Committee members (including the Secretary General and Vice-Secretary). All of them are elected by the EASL assembly for a period of 3 years.
The Educational Councillors were elected for a 4 year term by the EASL assembly.
Prof. Ulrich Beuers is now Educational councillor-elect and will be shadowing Prof. Massimo Pinzani for the following year (until April 2019)