Before joining Alzheimer Europe as its first Executive Director in 1996, Jean Georges had worked as a journalist for the European and International department of the Luxembourg newspaper “Tageblatt” and as a parliamentary researcher for Members of the Luxembourg and European Parliament.
As Executive Director of Alzheimer Europe, Jean has been in charge of the various projects of the organisation including the three-year European Commission financed “European Collaboration on Dementia – EuroCoDe” (2006—2008) project which brought together over 30 dementia experts from 20 European countries.
He has been liaising with various other European organisations and held a number of elected positions, such as Secretary General of the European Federation of Neurological Associations (2002-2004) and Vice-Chairperson of the European Patients’ Forum (2007-2008). In 2005, he was appointed by the Council of Ministers and the European Parliament as one of two patient representatives to the Management Board of the European Medicines Agency (2005-2008).
Last Updated: vendredi 02 septembre 2011