WONCA Secretariat

Contact WONCA

For more information, please contact:

WONCA Secretariat

Avenue des Arts 7-8
1210 Brussels
Belgium

Email: secretariat@wonca.net
Phone: +32 (0) 2 329 00 75

Chief Executive Officer

Dr Harris Lygidakis 

Harris holds a medical degree from the University of Bologna. He qualified as a family doctor in the Region of Emilia-Romagna in 2010, and obtained a PhD at the Department of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences of the University of Luxembourg.

Dr Harris Lygidakis was appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) designated in November 2020, succeeding Dr Garth Manning. He formally took over the position in January 2021 and established the new WONCA Secretariat based in Brussels, Belgium. 

Contact: harris.lygidakis@wonca.net


Chief Administrative Officer

Andrea Zard

Andrea (American-Lebanese) serve as WONCA Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) at WONCA Secretariat. She holds a Master’s Degree in International Affairs and another one in Translation Studies. She has extensive experience in foreign affairs, project management and consultancy, with more than a decade working for multiple global organisations. 

Our CAO is the main point of contact and will be managing and engaging with WONCA’s Members Organisations, Working Groups and individuals. She will also be in charge of the day-to-day organisation of WONCA, coordinating all the Secretariat’s matters, guaranteeing its effective operation.

Contat: andrea.zard@wonca.net


WONCA Editor

Maria Dolores Zavala Hernández

Maria Dolores – Lola – (Mexican) holds two Master’s Degrees in communication and has more than 12 years of experience in digital media. She will be in charge of the Communication Strategy, developing and implementing WONCA’s global media engagement plans and PR actions to promote and spread our mission globally. Maria Dolores will also be the new WONCA News and website editor.

Contact: editor@wonca.net or maria.zavala@wonca.net