Marta Branca elected Secretary General of HOSPEEM

Brussels, 04.03.2021

Marta Branca was elected Secretary General of HOSPEEM for a mandate period ending in December 2021.

Ms Branca has been involved in HOSPEEM’s activities since 2008 as a member of the Board and General Assembly on behalf of ARAN, Agenzia per la Rappresentanza Negoziale delle Pubbliche Amministrazioni, leading the HOSPEEM Italian Membership in which FIASO and INMI Spallanzani are also represented. She has been HOSPEEM Vice-Secretary since 2018.

At European level she is mainly responsible for leading the negotiations with the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) in the framework of the European Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee for the Hospital Sector and for representing HOSPEEM at high level meetings and towards the European institutions and other relevant stakeholders.

At national level Ms Marta Branca is the Director General of ASL Roma 3 (Local health unit n°3 of Rome) and she is representing ARAN.

She has a long experience in the field of social dialogue and collective bargaining in the healthcare sector. She previously worked as Director General at the Italian National Institute for Infectious Diseases (INMI Spallanzani) and held several managerial positions in local and national health institutions.

“It is a pleasure and an honour to be elected Secretary General of HOSPEEM. In my quality as ARAN representative, founder Member of HOSPEEM, I strongly believe in the key role of social dialogue in the health sector at national and EU level. In this period of global emergency due to the pandemic, it is fundamental for health employers to bring their voice up, also in view of the creation of an EU Health Union”.

Marta Branca, ARAN, Italy

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