Breast Surgery Executives

Breast Surgery Executives 2016-2020

Christos Markopoulos

Christos Markopoulos


MD, MPhil (UK), PhD, FEBS, CEBS is full Professor of Surgery at the Medical School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in Greece and Director of the Breast Unit of the Athens Medical Center in Athens.

Prof. Markopoulos qualified from Athens University Medical School in 1979 and specialized in General Surgery. He holds a PhD from Athens University and an MPhil degree in Oncology–Breast Cancer from University of London – UK (1988). He worked as Senior Registrar at the Breast Unit of St. George’s and The Royal Marsden Hospitals in London (1985-1988) and he was also research fellow at Ludwing Institute for Cancer Research at Sutton, UK.
He is the current President of the UEMS -Division of Breast Surgery and head of the examination board of the EBSQ in Breast Surgery exams. He has been an elected member of the EUSOMA Executive Committee and member of several medical associations, including ABS, ACBS and ESSO.
He is the founder of the Hellenic Society of Breast Surgeons (HSBS 2000); he was President until 2016 and head of the education, training and clinical trials section of the society.
Prof. Markopoulos is national coordinator / PI in a number of international and national research projects and clinical trials and has published over 350 papers in peer-reviewed international and Greek medical journals with > 8,500 citations and a current h-index of 42 and i10-index of 129. He has also authored (4) and edited (17) several books on breast disease and cancer, including the “European textbook of Breast Cancer management for Surgeons” (Springer 2018), official book of the EBSQ exams in Breast Surgery.
He is recipient of a number of scientific awards during congresses and honorary awards for his work with breast cancer patients. 

Fiona MacNeill

Vice President

Lynda Wyld

Lynda Wyld


Professor of Surgical Oncology
University of Sheffield
Consultant Oncoplastic Surgeon, Doncaster Teaching Hospitals, UK
Past President of BASO (British Association of Surgical Oncology)
Past Chair of the ESSO Education and Training Committee
Secretary of the European Breast Examination Board
Past board member of EUSOMA
Board member of the UK Association of Breast Surgeons
Published over 20 book chapters and 120 peer reviewed papers.

Bahadir M. Gulluoglu

Bahadir M. Gulluoglu


Prof. Bahadir M. Gulluoglu works at Marmara University School of Medicine, Department of General Surgery since 1991 and currently is a full-time professor (tenured) at the same institution since 2009. He formerly served as the Vice-Coordinator and Head-Coordinator for clinical graduate medical education at Marmara University (2006-2012).
Prof. Gulluoglu is also a member of Institutional Review Board at his university since 2011. He also serves at University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Science and Technology of Targu Mures, Romania as faculty member for doctorate studies. Prof. Gulluoglu is the co-founder of Marmara University Hospital, Breast Center (2001) which is a member of Breast Centres Network. Prof. Gulluoglu also works as the core faculty member at European Academy of Senology (EAoS), International Breast Ultrasonography School (IBUS), European School of Oncology (ESO) and MANOSMED Mediterranean University of Mastology. He holds honorary fellowships of both European Board of General Surgery and Breast Surgery.
Besides, Prof. Gulluoglu currently serves at BRESO (European Breast Surgical Oncology Certification) Structure Working Group as theoretical knowledge committee member. He is currently the president of SENATURK (Senology Academy-Turkey), executive committee member of Breast Surgery International (BSI) and country coordinator of Oncoplastic Breast Consortium (OPBC), Basel, Switzerland. He formerly served at Senologic International Society (SIS) as deputy secretary and Committee for National Breast Cancer Screening at Turkish Ministry of Health as the chair.
Besides, Prof. Gulluoglu is a honorary member of both Bulgarian Surgical Society and Romanian Society for Breast Surgery and Oncology. He is the founding executive member of Turkish Society of Breast Surgery. He is the institutional research coordinator of EORTC Breast Cancer Group and member of ASCO Resource-Stratified Guideline Advisory Group, Alexandria, USA. He is the program chair of SENATURK International “Multidisciplinary Breast Health Care & Advanced Breast Cancer Surgery” Fellowship Program in Istanbul. Prof. Gulluoglu is the co-chair of International Istanbul Breast Cancer Conference (Breastanbul) and (Turkish) National Health Quality Forum (USKAF). Prof. Gulluoglu is the convenor of Istanbul Reconstructive Breast Cancer Surgery (IREBS) Workshops, member of board of directors at Breastics24h and currently serves as the associate editor at Breast Care (Karger).

Janez Zgajnar


OfficersKerstin Sandelin, Sweden
Marjut Leidenius, Finland
Isabel Rubio, Spain
Fredrik Warnberg, Sweden
Marjolein Smidt, Netherlands
Roberto Agresti, Italy