Management Board

The Management Board has overall responsibility for the management and direction of the IHTSDO. The Management Board, and each Director individually, has a duty to act in a manner which it or s/he, reasonably believes is in best interests of the IHTSDO and is consistent with the pursuit and the protection of the Purpose, Objects and Principles of the IHTSDO.

Management Board Representatives (as of February 2014)

Ian Arrowsmith
National Health Service, UK

John van Beek, Chair
NICTIZ, The Netherlands 

David Bunker
National E-Health Transition Authority, Australia

Gonzalo Marco Cuenca
Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality, Spain 

Kathy Farndon
Health Information Standards and Governance, NHS England

Nilesh Jain, DSc, MBCS, CITP
CSC, UK 

Duncan McNeil
PumpCo, Sweden 

Jeremy Thorp
National Health Service, UK / epSOS Project 

Lene Vistisen
National Board of e-Health, Denmark 

Andrew M. Wiesenthal, MD, SM
Deloitte Consulting, USA 

Julian Zelingher, MD, MSc, MPH
Clalit Health Services, Israel

Management Board Representatives (as of February 2012)

Australia
David Bunker, National E-Health Transition Authority 

Canada
Don Sweete

Denmark
Lene Vistisen, Connecting eHealth

Lithuania
Arvydas Laurinavicius, Ministry of Health

Netherlands
John van Beek, Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports, Chairman

New Zealand
Kathleen Farndon, Ministry of Health

Spain
Gonzalo Marco Cuenca, Ministry of Health, Social Affairs and Equality

Sweden
Kristina Bränd Persson, National Board of Health and Welfare 

United Kingdom
Nicholas Oughtibridge, NHS Connecting for Health

United States
Andrew Wiesenthal, Deputy Chair

Management Board Representatives (as of March 2011)

Australia
David Bunker, National E-Health Transition Authority 

Canada
Shelagh Maloney, Health Infoway, Vice-Chair  

Denmark
Lene Vistisen, Connecting eHealth

Lithuania
Arvydas Laurinavičius, Ministry of Health

Netherlands
John van Beek, Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports

New Zealand
Kathleen Farndon, Ministry of Health. Please note that Theodore Cizadlo is also on the Board.  

Spain
Gonzalo Marco Cuenca, Ministry of Health, Social Affairs and Equality

Sweden
Kristina Bränd Persson, National Board of Health and Welfare 

United Kingdom
Martin Severs, NHS Connecting for Health, Chair

United States
Andy Wiesenthal, Kaiser Permanente

Management Board - Copenhagen April 2010

Back row: Martin Severs, Kristina Bränd Persson, Andrew Wiesenthal, Arvydas Laurinavičius, John van Beek, Gonzalo Marco Cuenca

Front row: Lene Vistisen, Shelagh Maloney, Paul Williams, Sarah Muttitt

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