World Gastroenterology Organisation

Global Guardian of Digestive Health. Serving the World.


Finance Committee

The Finance Committee periodically reports to the Executive Committee, 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.


Mark Topazian
WGO Treasurer (USA)


Guilherme Macedo, Portugal (President)
Geoffrey Metz, Australia (President-Elect)
Carolina Olano, Uruguay (Secretary General)
Luis Carlos Sabbagh, Colombia (Training Centers Chair)
Kelly Burak, Canada (Train the Trainers Chair)
Alejandro Piscoya, Peru (Guidelines Chair)
Aleksejs Derovs, Latvia
Eduardo Galiana Gutierrrez, Uruguay (Americas Representative)
Reda Elwakil, Egypt (Africa/Middle East Rep.)
Chengwei Tang, China (Asia Pacific Representative)
Joost Drenth, Netherlands (Europe Representative)

Staff Liaison

Marissa Lopez, WGO Executive Director


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