Leadership & Expertise


EMMAC’s board and management team comprise of seasoned industry executives and consultants

Every member brings with them a wealth of knowledge and experience of European licensing arrangements, establishing supply chains, processing and distribution of medical cannabis and related products, advancing hi-tech R&D and life science projects, branding and distribution.

Meet the Leadership Team

Tom Rooke
Tom RookeNon-Executive Chairman
Antonio Costanzo
Antonio CostanzoChief Executive Officer
Ed McDermott
Ed McDermottExecutive Director
Thomas Ellen
Thomas EllenFinance Director
Barbara Pacchetti
Barbara PacchettiExecutive Director & Chief Scientific Officer
Dr Mikael Sodergren
Dr Mikael SodergrenResearch Director
François-Xavier Nottin
François-Xavier NottinManaging Director France/ Benelux
Florian Witt
Florian WittManaging Director Germany/Nordics
Victor Mathys
Victor MathysManaging Director Switzerland and CBD
Javier Soto
Javier SotoManaging Director Spain
Hannah Du Beke
Hannah Du BekeHead of Communications and Branding