Association Internationale de la Mutualité (AIM)

Team Members
Association Internationale de la Mutualité (AIM)

Sibylle Reichert

Sibylle Reichert became Executive Director of AIM, the International Association of Mutual Benefit Societies, in June 2019.  AIM has 50 members in 26 countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. AIM promotes and defends its members’ interests in European and international institutions. Based on its values, such as solidarity, not for profit and democracy, AIM strives for cost-efficient and high-quality health systems, strengthened health mutual and social benefit societies, recognised as such for their value in social economy as well as health and social protection for all without inequalities. Before joining AIM, Sibylle worked as Head of the Brussels Office for the Federation of Dutch Pension Funds from 2009 to 2019. From 2003 to 2009, she was Director for the Relations with the European Institutions of the European Association of Paritarian Institutions (AEIP). She started her career in international companies as a Marketing and Project Manager. Sibylle holds a master’s degree in French and Spanish Philology and in Business Administration.

Anne Hendrickx

Anne Hendrickx holds a Master in Economics from the Université Libre de Bruxelles. After 9 years in non-governmental organisations, she became in 2003 the advisor in charge of drug policy in the cabinet of the Minister of Social Affairs and Public Health. Since 2015, she is an advisor in the Research department of the Belgian Mutual Fund Solidaris in charge of all national issues relating to medicines. She is a member of the Committee for Reimbursment of Medicines of the Belgian National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance, the central committee for drugs appraisal in Belgium. She is a member of the Working Group on pharmaceuticals and medical devices of the International Association of Mutual Societies (AIM) and has the technical lead on AIM’s “European model for fair prices of medicines” project.

Thomas Kanga-Tona

Thomas Kanga-Tona holds a diploma in political sciences from the Institute for Political Studies of Lille, France. Thomas started his career as a consultant in the Brussels office of an international consultancy, Burson-Marsteller (now Burson Cohn & Wolfe). After four years working there with healthcare clients ranging from pharmaceutical companies to associations, Thomas joined the Secretariat of AIM. There, he coordinates the work of the association’s working group on pharmaceuticals and medical devices. In this capacity he facilities the development of the association’s positions on the very wide number of issues that are related to pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Thomas is also the coordinator of the activities of the working group on the fight against fraud as well as of AIM’s members based in Africa and the Middle East.


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Carin Uyl-de Groot
Project Coordinator

Erasmus University Rotterdam
Phone: +31 10 4081583

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Marcel Langone Marques
Project Manager

Erasmus University Rotterdam
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Lena Jessen
Project Manager

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