Elena Petelos is a Lecturer in Evidence-Based Medicine and Evidence-Informed Policy and an SRF in Public Health (University of Crete and Maastricht University). She is the President of the Global Health Section initiative and the VP of the HTA Section at EUPHA, and a member of the Steering Committee for Law and Public Health and of the Core Committee for Infectious Disease Control. She is the Co-Chair for RWE and AI at HTAi and member of the Advisory Board of the European Forum for Primary Care. She is currently a Member of the Healthcare Professionals’ Working Party at the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and of the Advisory Forum of the European Commission’s Health Emergency Preparedness and Response authority (HERA). She has been a country representative in European Health Information Initiative (EHII) of WHO and a senior advisor for national payers, and her work has focused on evidence generation and synthesis, and on how tools and policies contribute towards fair, equitable and timely access, knowledge transfer and benefit-sharing.