HIV Outcomes President

John Bowis is the President of HIV Outcomes and served as former UK Minister for Health (1992-1996) and Transport (1996-1997) as well as member of the British Parliament (1987-1997). He then became a member of the European Parliament (1999-2009), where he worked on files such as Cross Border Health, Neglected Diseases and Mental Health. An Oxford University graduate, Mr. Bowis has advised institutions such as the World Health Organisation and is board member of GAMIAN Europe, the European Institute of Health, and Maastricht University European Health Faculty, among others.

HIV Outcomes Ambassador

Dr. Vytenis Andriukaitis is the HIV Outcomes Ambassador and the WHO Special Envoy for the European Region. He practiced as cardiac surgeon for 20 years and was a member (and Deputy Speaker) of the Lithuanian Parliament for six terms. He is the co-author of the Independence Act of Lithuania and of the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania. Vytenis Andriukaitis was Minister for Health in Lithuania for two years and then became European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety in 2014 until 2019.

HIV Outcomes Co-Chairs

Mario Cascio has been living with HIV for over 40 years. He is a founding and current board member of NPS Italia APS, the first Italian network of people with HIV, and chairs the Quality of Life Programme at the European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG). Mario is also a founding member of iCOPe HIV, the International Coalition of Older People living with HIV, advocating for the unique needs of ageing and older individuals with HIV.

Prof. Jane Anderson is a clinical researcher in HIV Medicine at Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, with a focus on the needs of minoritised and migrant populations. Jane is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Population Health at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), Deputy Director of the SHARE Research Collaborative Chair of the National AIDS Trust and a past Chair of the British HIV Association.

Caroline Sabin is Professor of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology at University College London (UCL).  She has been closely affiliated with some of the largest cohorts and cohort collaborations in the HIV field such as the UK Collaborative HIV Cohort Study, the D:A:D Study and the Pharmacokinetic Observations in PeoPle over fiftY (POPPY) study in England and Ireland. Beyond her professorship, Caroline directs the NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Blood-Borne and Sexually Transmitted Infections at UCL and is a Trustee of the British HIV Association. Caroline Sabin has an extensive publication history and serves as co-Editor-in-Chief of HIV Medicine.

HIV Outcomes Steering Group Members

  • Prof. Antonella d’Arminio Monforte, University of Milan
  • Prof. Caroline Sabin, University College London (Co-Chair)
  • Chiva, represented by Amanda Ely and Amanda Williams
  • European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG), represented by Nicoletta Policek
  • Prof. Jane Anderson, Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (Co-Chair)
  • Mario Cascio, NPS Italia APS (Italian network of people living with HIV) (Co-Chair)
  • National AIDS Trust (NAT), represented by James Cole
  • Nikos Dedes, Positive Voice (Greek association for people living with HIV)
  • ŠKUC-Magnus, represented by Miran Solinc
  • Industry: represented by Andrea Zanaglio (Gilead Sciences) and Rhon Reynolds (ViiV Healthcare)

HIV Outcomes General Members

  • Adhara Asociación VIH/SIDA (ADHARA): represented by Diego García and Alejandro Bertó Morán
  • AFEW International: represented by Yulia Komo
  • AIDS Action Europe: represented by Sini Pasanen
  • Prof. Alan WinstonOkeefe: Imperial College London
  • Prof. Anna Mia Ekström: Karolinska Instituet
  • Dr. Casper Rokx: Erasmus MC
  • Correlation – European Harm Reduction Network (C-EHRN): represented by Roberto Pérez-Gayo
  • Dr. Diana Barger: University of Bordeaux
  • East Europe & Central Asia Union of People Living With HIV (ECUO): represented by Vladimir Zhovtyak
  • European Sex Workers’ Rights Alliance (ESWA): represented by Jules James
  • GAMIAN-Europe: represented by Nigel Olisa
  • Georg Behrens: Hannover Medical School
  • Prof. Giovanni Guaraldi: University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE)
  • Grupo de Ativistas em Tratamentos (GAT Portugal): represented by Luis Mendão
  • Igor Gordon: Eurasian Harm Reduction Association
  • Prof. Jeffrey Lazarus: ISGlobal
  • Prof. Kyriakos Souliotis: University of Peloponnese & Health Policy Institute
  • Prof. Lars E Eriksson: Karolinska Instituet
  • Maryan Said: Norwegian Institute of Public Health and EATG member
  • National HIV Nurses Association (NHIVNA): represented by Shaun Watson
  • Dr. Patrizia Carrieri: French Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM)
  • Prof. Richard Harding: King’s College London
  • Stéphan Vernhes: AIDES & Coalition PLUS
  • Supporting Women with HIV Information Network (SWIFT Network): represented by Yvonne Gilleece
  • ŠKUC-Magnus: represented by Miran Solinc
  • Terrence Higgins Trust (THT): represented by Richard Angell

HIV Outcomes Observer Members

  • European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS)
  • European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)
  • Fast Track Cities Europe
  • Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)
  • UNITE Global Parliamentarians Network (UNITE)
This initiative is enabled by sponsorship provided by Gilead Sciences and ViiV Healthcare.