- ANDERS OLAUSON
Anders Olauson was involved in the founding of the Agrenska Centre in 1989. A former director, he became Chairman and CEO in 2004. He is responsible for the establishment of the Agrenska Virtual International Academy, a research centre for rare disorders.
He is a board member of Eurordis, of which he was president from 1999 to 2001. He currently represents it as a member of the board of the European PatientsвЂ™ Forum (EPF), of which he is president since June 2005.
Agrenska was appointed member of ECOSOC within the United Nations in 2005, with a вЂњspecial consultative statusвЂќ. Since 2006 Anders is a member of the advisory group for Health Research within DG Research. In 2005 he was accepted as a researcher within the PhD program at Gothenburg University. The Swedish Government appointed him member of the Advisory Council at The National Board of Health and Welfare in September 2008. Anders received HM The King of SwedenвЂ™s Medal for his valuable contributions in the field of disability.