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Meet the Societal Impact of Pain team!

SIP Europe

As we have noted previously, the Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) has entered a new age, with the management of the project falling to the European Pain Federation EFIC and Pain Alliance Europe. Under this new management, we aim to continue with the hard work done by the SIP partners over the first 10 years, and to find new opportunities to change pain policy for the benefit of patients. One of the principal aims of SIP is to connect all stakeholders involved in pain policy, to create a community, and to share best practices. That being the case, it’s important to know who is behind SIP and who to contact!


Jamie Wilkinson

Project Manager

European Pain Federation EFIC

Jamie will take the day-to-day project management of SIP. He will support and advise the National Platforms and will be the first point of contact. Jamie will make sure to drive the policy agenda for SIP and be the advisor related to policy inquires and new projects.



Emilia Kosińska

Association and Projects Manager

Pain Alliance Europe

Emilia is the representative of Pain Alliance Europe (PAE) in Brussels, running their office and managing their projects.

As a partner in SIP, PAE and Emilia ensure the voice of patients is represented in the campaign. Emilia helps steer the project with Jamie, and PAE make key strategic decisions together with EFIC.



Ángela Cano Palomares

Advocacy and Projects Officer

European Pain Federation EFIC

Angela is managing different advocacy projects for EFIC, including the Societal Impact of Pain, and supports various EFIC communication activities.

Angela helps Jamie in developing position papers and leading important events.



Laura Thyssen Thorøe

Communications and Advocacy Trainee

European Pain Federation EFIC

Laura is supporting the Societal Impact of Pain (SIP), as well as the European Pain Federation (EFIC) activities, including the Societal Impact of Pain activities and events.



  • Contact Jamie for: General SIP advocacy inquiries, requests to endorse SIP, information on or for SIP National Platforms
  • Contact Emilia for: Patient-focused inquiries, requests to collaborate with PAE or SIP as a patients’ organisation.
  • Contact Angela for: Communications inquiries, requests to share pain policy information on the SIP communications channels.
  • For sponsorship inquiries, please contact Sam Kynman, Executive Director of the European Pain Federation EFIC via
  • General inquiries can also be sent to
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