Contact the HTA and Payers Advisory Group

The HTA and Payers advisory group is coordinated by the Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre (KCE), the Belgian HTA-agency. Other members of this stakeholder advisory group are CADTH, (the Canadian Health Technology Assessment Agency), NIHDI (Belgian National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance) and G-BA (Gemeinsamer Bundesausschuss, the German reimbursement agency). EUnetHTA, the European network for HTA, is also represented in the HTA and Payers’ Stakeholder Advisory Group.  

If you wish to get in touch with the HTA and Payers' advisory group, please contact Irina Cleemput ( at KCE.

Irina Cleemput, Academic co-leader WP 4

Irina Cleemput, public co-lead for recommendations

Irina Cleemput is senior health economist at the Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre (KCE) since 2004.   Through KCE, she has been involved in EUnetHTA from the very beginning of the network. Currently, KCE is co-leading the work package on “Quality management, methodological guidance and tools”. In PREFER, Irina is coordinating the HTA and Payers Stakeholder Advisory Group and co-leading work package 4 on recommendations. Irina will also participate in the other work packages of PREFER.

Gudrun Briat, KCE communications

Gudrun Briat, HTA communications coordinator

Gudrun Briat is responsible for the communication of Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre (KCE) reports through the organisation’s website, press contacts, social media, etc. She is also involved in making the syntheses of KCE’s scientific reports accessible for a larger public. Gudrun participated in the activities of the work package on “dissemination” of the Joint Action 2 of EunetHTA. Her activities in that work package were related to setting up a Community of Practice for dissemination of study results. Gudrun Briat is involved in the PREFER communication for the dissemination of study results to the HTA community.