Apostolos Stathopoulos

MD, PhD: Founder & CEO
Apostolos Stathopoulos, MD, PhD: Founder & CEO
Associate Professor at the University of Southern California (USC)
PhD in Immunology from Wageningen University (The Netherlands) in 2012
ERC Belgium Brain Cancer company founder in 2008
Graduated as Neurosurgeon from University of Liege in 2006 (Belgium)
Neuro-Oncology fellowship certificate from USC in 2005
Received his M.D. from the Free University of Brussels - ULB (in Belgium) in 2000
For more information on A. Stathopoulos, visit Immunoneurosurgery.com

Joseph Elliot

PhD as Vice President and Managing Director of ERC-USA
Dr. Elliot is Vice President at ERC and Managing Director of ERC-USA and has responsibility of all facets of ERC’s North American operations including clinical trials, right to try and development. He is a hands-on manager with skills and experience in all facets of the biopharmaceutical business including raising capital, financing, licensing, team building, drug development, manufacturing, regulatory affairs (FDA, Health Canada and BfArM). For the past 29 years Dr. Elliot has been a serial entrepreneur and former venture capitalist. He has broad experience pharmaceuticals, biologicals and vaccines in oncology and infectious diseases.

Bernard Questier

B.A, Vice-President
Mr. Questier brings more than 25 years of international experience in various management positions
Former Vice President, Europe and Asia Pacific for medical devices, and Worldwide Head of Molecular Business at Ventana Medical Systems, from 1996 untill late 2003
Before 1996, Bernard had several international management positions in the medical business of DuPont de Nemours
Bernard has a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Hoger Technisch Instituut, Oostende (Belgium)

Bernard Alliaume

MD: Co-founder, Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Head of Human Resources
Anesthesiologist, involved in cardiac, thoracic, abdominal, and neuro-surgery at the Regional Hospital Center, Namur, Belgium
Co-founder of ERC Belgium Brain Cancer company with Apostolos Stathopoulos, in 2008
President of the Medical and Pharmaceutical Hospital Commission from 2004 to 2009
Received his Doctorate in Medical Science from Catholic University Louvain, Belgium, in 1987

Kostia Janssens

Director of company capitalization and VC network
Administrator of financial and real estate companies for several years. Commercial position during more than 15 years in the service to companies.

Mohamad Kassas

Director of Pharmaceutical affaires and development 
Pharmacist (Free University of Brussels - ULB) 
Specialisation Diploma in Pharmaceutical science ad Biological analaysis 
Specialisation Diploma in Clinical analaysis
Specialisation Diploma in Immuno-Hematologic transfusion

Vittorio Lauriente

Strategic Committee director
CEO of FACOZINC Group since 1988.
Board member of SAMBRINVEST since 2014.
Board member of ERC BELGIUM since 2019, in which he is Director of the Strategic Committee.
Trade and international development sector.

Agamemnon Varonos

Dr. Agamemnon A. Varonos is a distinguished leader in the fields of Information Technology and business strategy, boasting over 25 years of experience across a myriad of industries including pharma, aerospace, automotive, banking, and telecommunications. As CEO and Director, he has consistently demonstrated a visionary approach, successfully implementing innovative strategies such as private cloud computing solutions and ERP IT projects. His tenure includes notable achievements like increasing company turnovers six-fold and pioneering secure communication channels, underscoring his capacity to drive growth and ensure regulatory compliance in complex international landscapes. Dr. Varonos is also a prolific speaker and trainer, contributing to academic and professional communities through numerous congress presentations and specialized courses in fluid dynamics and ABAP programming.

Throughout his career, Dr. Varonos has managed large, diverse teams and complex projects with budgets ranging from 150,000 to 1.5 million euros. His strategic acumen is further evidenced by his role in patent litigation, cloud system configuration, and the development of proprietary VPN strategies. Fluent in six languages and holding a PhD in Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering, he has published eight scientific papers and holds three international patents in the automotive sector. Currently Dr. Varonos continues to leverage his extensive expertise to foster innovation, efficiency, and strategic growth, making significant contributions to the advancement of technology and business practices on a global scale.

Benjamin Freilich

Coming soon.

Metin Bakar

Degree in 2011 U.L.B Pharmaceutical science - Pharmacist

Over the last 13 years, Metin Bakar has created a solid network of Pharmacies in Bruxelles, Belgium.

Currently, he is the head of multiple pharmacies and institutions in the most strategic location in the European capital with constant growth of revenue in the several millions.