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 Board

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 PachettiExecutive Director

Meet the Leadership Team

Antonio Costanzo
Antonio CostanzoChief Executive Officer
Thomas Ellen
Thomas EllenFinance Director
Ed McDermott
Ed McDermottManaging Director UK
Dr Mikael Sodergren
Dr Mikael SodergrenResearch Director
Barbara Pachetti
Barbara PachettiChief Scientific Officer
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
Vivian Bercovici
Vivian BercoviciManaging Director Israel and Head of Public Affairs
John Aird
John AirdManaging Director North America and Head of Innovation
Hannah Du Beke
Hannah Du BekeHead of Communications and Branding