The CML Advocates Network is run by the elected CML Steering Committee composed of six CML patient advocates representing the major regions of the world plus the three co-founders of the network. The management is supported by the Executive Director with our Programme Managers.

The CML Steering Committee

Šarūnas Narbutas

Co-Chair of the CML Advocates Network
Lithuanian Cancer Patient Coalition POLA
Region Central and Eastern Europe & West Asia representative

Lisa Machado

Treasurer of the CML Advocates Network
Canadian CML Network Executive Director, Canada
Region North America

Felipe Tapia

Vice-president of Maxi Vida Association, Chile
Region Latin America representative

Rod Padua

Co-Chair of the CML Advocates Network President of Touched by Max, Philippines Region Asia-Pacific representative

Eunice Orekha

President of Max Care Foundation, Nigeria Region Middle East & Africa representative

Zack Pemberton-Whiteley

CEO of Leukaemia Care, United Kingdom Region Western Europe Representative

Giora Sharf

Co-founder of the CML Advocates Network
Director of Flute of Light, Israel

Jana Pelouchová

Co-founder of the CML Advocates Network
President of Diagnoza Leukemie, Czech Republic

Jan Geissler

Co-founder of the CML Advocates Network
Chair of LeukaNET, Germany

Join us at CML Horizons Conference 28-30 October 2022

The Team

Denis Costello

Executive Director of the CML Advocates Network
denis@cmladvocates.net

Celia Marín

Head of Communications and Programme Manager of the CML Advocates Network celia@cmladvocates.net

Eglys González-Marcano

Scientific Project Manager
eglys@patientadvocacy.eu

Lidija Pecova

Head of Member Relations, Events and Programme Manager of the CML Advocates Network
lidija@cmladvocates.net

Nicole Schröter

Marija Stefkova

Project Assistant
marija@cmladvocates.net