s Jaques Delescluse was born in Brussels in 1943 and studied at the Université Libre de Bruxelles obtaining his MD Degree in 1974. Thereafter he graduated in Dermato-Venereology having studied at St Pieter’s in Brussels, with a fellowship attachment to the St John’s Institute of Dermatology in London. Initially, he was Chief of the Outpatient Clinic in Brussels until 1987 before entering private practice. He was founder of the Brussels Skin Club and the Société Bruxelloise de Dermatologie. In 1998, Jacques Delescluse served as President of the Koninklijke Belgische Vereniging voor Dermatologie en Venerologie/Société Royale Belge de Dermatologie et de Vénérologie before joining the Board of Directors of EADV and becoming its Treasurer between 2002–2003. He died in 2015.
5 th Treasurer: 2003–2005
s Jacques Houset was born in Lille, France in June 1949. He studied Medicine at the University of Lille and afterwards Dermato-Venereology there under the direction of Prof Claude Huriez. Since completing his training, Jaques Houset had been in full-time private practice in the vicinity of Lille and has served as Vice-President of the Société Française de Dermatologie. Jacques Houset was EADV Treasurer from 2003–2005 and in 2008 served as Vice-President of the 17 th EADV Congress in Paris. He retired from private practice at the end of 2018.
6 th Treasurer: 2005–2011
s Jón Ólafsson was born in Reykjavik, Iceland in July 1949 and graduated in Medicine from the University of Iceland before acquiring his higher medical degree at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He served as Adjunct Professor at the University of Gothenburg from 1982–1985 before becoming Chairman of the Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Iceland from 1986–2019, as well as the Chief Physician to the Dermatology Department of the National University Hospital, Reykjavik from 1988–2010. For EADV, Jón Ólafsson has been Iceland’s representative on the Board of Directors, Chairman of the Finance Committee, and served as Treasurer from 2005–2011. He has also served as President of the Icelandic Dermatology Society and he continues in private practice in Reykjavik.