Who is Who

Here you will find information about the most important figures behind the congress.

Per-Anders Abrahamsson

Per-Anders Abrahamsson

EAU Secretary General

Professor of Urology at Lund University (SE) since 2000. As of 1993, Adjunct Professor, Department of Urology at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York (US). Secretary General of the European Association of Urology since 2006. Has written 275 scientific articles including 115 original scientific articles, 42 book chapters, 4 books and 135 other publications.

Christopher Chapple

Christopher Chapple

EAU Secretary General Elect &
Chairman International Relations Office

Professor and Consultant Urological Surgeon at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals and Visiting Professor at Sheffield Hallam University (GB). Chairman of the EAU’s International Relations Committee and former EAU Adjunct Secretary General responsible for Education and Director of the European School of Urology. He is the editor-in-chief of the journal Neurourology and Urodynamics.

Walter Artibani

Walter Artibani

EAU Adjunct Secretary General

Since December 2009 Professor and Chair of Urology at the University of Verona (IT), before in Padova and Modena. From 2002 to 2004 he was President of the European Board of Urology. Since 2007 he is Adjunct General Secretary of EAU, re-elected for a second term. Published more than 200 articles in international urological journals.

Hein Van Poppel

Hein Van Poppel

EAU Adjunct Secretary General & Executive Member Education

Professor and Chairman of the Department of Urology, University Hospitals of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (BE). Formerly director of the European School of Urology, now Executive Board Member for Education. Van Poppel has published more than 190 papers as a first author, co-authoring more than 275 others.

Manfred Wirth

Manfred Wirth

EAU Treasurer & Executive Member Communication

Professor of Urology, Head of department at the University Clinic of the Technical University of Dresden (DE). Member of the EAU Executive Board as of 2004. President of the German Society of Urology since 2008. Has published 185 scientific articles, 46 book contributions and seven books.

Arnulf Stenzl

Arnulf Stenzl

Chairman EAU Scientific Congress Committee

Professor and Head of the Department of Urology, Eberhard-Karls-University in Tübingen (DE). Professor since 1992, with over 300 publications. In addition to his work for the EAU Scientific Congress Office, Stenzl is on the editorial board of seven scientific journals.