MEET THE TEAM
Meet the national DEBRA group representatives who make up the members of the Executive Committee that governs DEBRA International, and the staff members who head up the organisation's programmes.
Ritu is wife and mum to brave EB warriors and is the founder of DEBRA Singapore.
Zlatko is a Senior Research Fellow based at University of South Australia in Adelaide, South Australia.
Ignacia is based in Santiago, Chile and joined DEBRA International in September 2018.
Rainer is founder of DEBRA Austria and has been Executive Director for nearly 25 years.
Jimmy is a passionate leader in the not-for-profit sector joining DEBRA Ireland as CEO in 2008.
Claire has been working closely with patients and families with EB for over 15 years at DEBRA UK.
HANAA EL SADAT
Hanaa lives in Cairo-Egypt. In 2014, she established the charitable “Yasmin El Samra foundation"
Mengzhu is Executive Director of DEBRA China founded in 2014 and based in Shanghai.
Ryan is Vice President of DEBRA Canada and has a 13-year-old with RDEB.
Setsuko is from Mexico City in Mexico and is the Executive Director of DEBRA Mexico.
Vlasta is mother of two sons, Marko and Matija. Matija was born with RDEB.
Liv is based in the UK and joined DEBRA International in 2016 as the Business Manager.