Dr Ines Steffens
Editor-in-Chief, EurosurveillanceSwedenInes is the Editor-in-chief of the scientific journal Eurosurveillance published by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) in Stockholm Sweden. Affiliated with Eurosurveillance initially as editorial advisor from 2003 onwards, she became its managing editor in 2006 and was responsible for the journal’s transfer from its previous publishers in London and Paris to ECDC. Over 10 years, Ines was member of the Scientific Committee of the European Scientific Conference on Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology (ESCAIDE) and she is a member of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) journal’s scientific board since 2018. Ines joined EASE in 2009 and has been an EASE Council member since 2015. Since 2018, she is one of the EASE Vice-Presidents. In 2012, she was among the group establishing the EASE Gender Policy Committee and she was part of the GPC until 2018. She was also a member of the Programme Committees for the EASE conferences in Bucharest, Romania in 2017 as well as the virtual EASE conferences in 2020 and 2021. Her special interests are scientific communications and standards, publication ethics, and knowledge transfer.