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YNP National Representatives

List of National Representatives

YNP aims to keep close contact with the National Societies of all countries

List of National RepresentativesNameEnd date
AlbaniaLarisa Shehaj2026
ArmeniaArmenuhi Hazoyan2027
BulgariaRumen Filev2026
CroatiaTamara Knežević 2027
Democratic Republic of the CongoArriel Makembi2026
EcuadorJuan Cristóbal Santacruz Mancheno2026
FranceMickaël Bobot2026
GermanyJule Pinter2027
GreeceEva Pella2026
HungaryNóra Ledó2026
IndiaArunkumar Subbiah2026
IrelandSarah Margaret Moran2026
ItalyLuca Nardelli2026
LithuaniaRuta Skaiste Macionyte2027
MontenegroDanilo Radunovic2027
PolandIzabela Zakrocka2026
PortugalJoana Tavares2026
Republic of ChadCharfadine Senoussi Abdelkerim2027
Republic of North MacedoniaKristina Petrova 2027
RomaniaCorina-Daniela Ene2026
RussiaEkaterina Parshina2025
SerbiaSonja Golubović2026
SlovakiaKarol Graňák2026
SpainClara García Carro2026
SwitzerlandMatthias Diebold2027
The PhilippinesKatherine Ruth Oracion-Relato2027
TürkiyeIlay Berke 2027
UkraineOlga Chub2026
United KingdomKaitlin Mayne2026
UzbekistanYorkin Rasulev2027


I. Scope

  1. Represent YNP at National level connecting YNP to national young nephrologists and promoting all YNP initiatives also through engagement in YNP Social Media. 


II. Requirements

  1. Only active YNP members can apply to be a YNP National Representative;
  2. Member having at least 1 presentation at an ERA Congress in the last five years
  3. Must have direct connections with young nephrologists in their own country (e.g. member of a national body or committee related to young nephrologists); ERA will directly involve the National Societies for the endorsement of the candidates before the YNP will then evaluate them;
  4. Must fill in the Disclosure of Interest accessible on the ERA website.


III. Nomination

  1. YNP Board will be in charge of nominating the YNP National Representatives among the applications received;
  2. Applications must be submitted using this form;
  3. There should be only 1 (one) Representative per Country.


V. Term

  1. YNP NR must be YNP members during their term; 
  2. The term for YNP NR is 3 years; 
  3. One year before the end of the term, an open call will be sent to all YNP members; the current YNP National Representative may also suggest the name of a new candidate. The new candidate will then need to follow the procedure mentioned above;
  4. Any exception must be evaluated by the YNP Chair.


IV. Tasks for National Representatives 

  1. To promote and disseminate information prepared by YNP (eg. newsletters, webinars, initiatives) within their country among young nephrologists (≤ 40 years old), 
  2. To attract young nephrologists and researchers to become ERA-YNP members 
  3. To attract medical students to become nephrologists 
  4. To provide feedback and suggestions to the YNP Board 


VI. Varia

  1. National Representatives will receive a complimentary Congress membership during their term; 
  2. National Representatives will receive a diploma at the end of their term; 
  3. YNP Board can remove National Representatives who are inactive, following a Board vote. 
  4. Any exception to any of these rules must be evaluated by the YNP Chair. 


Last update: September 2023