As announced in the European Lung Foundation’s enewsletter, Dan Smyth is the organization’s new chair-elect.

Dan Smyth, from the Irish Sleep Apnoea Trust and Sleep Apnoea Europe, was appointed to the role after a stringent interview process with the leadership of the European Respiratory Society (ERS). We had some great candidates and we are looking forward to involving them in the work of ELF in the future.

Dan has a wealth of experience in patient advocacy. He has been an active member of the ELF Patient Advisory Committee for the last 4 years and a member of the ELF Council for 3 years. He is also a member of the ELF European Patient Ambassador Programme Steering Committee, a committee member of The Irish Lung Health Alliance and Deputy Chair of La Federation Sleep Apnea Europe.