European Cancer Organisation

Birgit Beger

Birgit Beger is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ECCO – the European CanCer Organisation, the only multidisciplinary organisation that connects and responds to all stakeholders in oncology Europe-wide. Birgit Beger has more than fifteen years of public affairs experience in Brussels and an impressive track record in European health policy and federation management.

She was Secretary General of the Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME) for over 5 years. Before her post as CPME Secretary General, she was Senior Legal advisor at the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) responsible inter alia for Information Technology Law and European Contract Law.


Birgit Beger is a registered lawyer in Berlin and holds masters in law and political science from the Freie Universität Berlin. She is fluent in German, English and French and lives near Brussels with her husband and their son.


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