The Board appoints the Regional Chairs in each Region. They all carry the title Regional Chair and fulfil their roles and responsibilities by mutual agreement and in consultation with the other members of their respective Regional Council. 

The main responsibilities of the Regional Chairs are:

  • to set up and chair their respective Regional Council;
  • to assist the Board in implementing D-Foot’s vision, policy and programmes at the regional level;
  • to assess and inform the Board of the diabetic foot needs and opportunities in the Region;
  • to communicate with the National Representatives, other D-Foot members in the Region and diabetic foot associations and companies in the Region.

 

Zulfikar Abbas

Sub-Saharan Africa

Tanzania

Roberto Anichini

Europe

Italy

David G Armstrong

North America and the Caribbean

USA

Nalini Campillo Vilorio

South and Central America

Dominican Republic

Norina Alinda Gavan

Europe

Romania

Shigeo Kono

Western Pacific

Japan

Maïmouna Ndour Mbaye

Sub-Saharan Africa

Senegal

Simone McConnie

North America and the Caribbean

Barbados

Zahid Miyan

Middle East and North Africa

Pakistan

Hermelinda Pedrosa

South and Central America

Brasil

Sharad Pendsey

South-East Asia

India

Lee C Rogers

North America and the Caribbean

USA

Gulapar Srisawasdi

Western Pacific

Thailand