MEET THE TEAM

VLASTA ZMAZEK

Committee member

Vlasta lives in Zagreb and was the founder of DEBRA Croatia in 1996. Her son Matija had RDEB. As DEBRA Croatia became a Rare Resource Centre, she was employed at the Centre until 2018. She is still active within DEBRA Croatia, Rare Diseases Croatia, and Rare Diseases Europe.

Vlasta became an Executive Committee member back when the organisation was known as DEBRA Europe and helped with the transformation to DEBRA International years later. After a break away, Vlasta re-joined the Executive Committee in 2019. She has been an EB Without Borders Ambassador for years covering Eastern Europe.

Vlasta has a degree in economics specialising in foreign trade, an industry that she has worked in for 23 years. Her hobbies include collecting figurines and cooking.