Milka Sokolović

Director General European Public Health Alliance (EPHA)

As Director General of EPHA, the European Public Health Alliance, Milka Sokolović advocates for equitable solutions to European public health challenges, insisting on the vital role of civil society in reaching those solutions, instigating alliances and forging partnerships along the way. Milka holds a degree in Biology from the University of Belgrade, Serbia, and a PhD in Medicine from the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands. Through her research and academic roles at the Universities of Belgrade and Amsterdam, and her leadership roles at EUFIC and ENLP, she has developed a remarkable expertise in scientific research, strategic partnerships, and driving change. Milka is skilled at developing and implementing organisational strategies, equipped with robust leadership competences, and armed with ample enthusiasm, all employed into ensuring a better health for all. It is an unceasing quest for a stronger impact and purpose that has taken Milka through a quarter of a century of her career.