World Gastroenterology Organisation

Global Guardian of Digestive Health. Serving the World.


Finance Committee

The Finance Committee periodically reports to the Executive Committee, Council of Chairs, Governing Council and General Assembly on the financial activities of WGO. The committee meets at least once each year to inspect the financial accounts, budgets and audits of the WGO. It advises on fiscal and investment policy.

Committee Chair

Mark Topazian
WGO Treasurer (USA)


Jack Di Palma, WGO Foundation Treasurer (USA)
Naima Amrani, WGO President (Morocco)
Guilherme Macedo, WGO President-Elect (Portugal)
Geoffrey Metz, WGO Secretary General (Australia)
Luis Carlos Sabbagh, Americas Representative (Colombia)
Olufunmilayo Lesi, Africa/Middle East Representative (Nigeria)
Chengwei Tang, Asia Pacific Representative (China)
Joost Drenth, Europe Representative (Netherlands)

Staff Liaison

Marissa Lopez, WGO/WGOF Executive Director


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