EFBW’s permanent Secretariat is based in Brussels. The Federation’s main governing bodies are the General Assembly, which includes all EFBW members, the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee.

EFBW’s current President is Mr. Jean-Pierre Deffis.



EFBW's daily activities are coordinated and carried out by EFBW's Secretariat.

Based in Brussels, the Secretariat consists of:

Patricia Fosselard - Secretary General



Leonilde Vaz - PA to Patricia Fosselard and Office Manager

Contact: leonilde.vaz[at]



Ermis Panagiotopoulos - Sustainability Director

Contact: ermis.panagiotopoulos[at]



Anna Meusburger - Communications Manager 

Contact: anna.meusburger[at] 


To contact the Secretariat, please e-mail info[at] or call +32 2 880 20 30.



EFBW’s policies are developed through three committees:

  • Quality and Regulatory
  • Environment and Sustainability 
  • Communications

Overall more than 50 experts contribute to EFBW's three committees. Together they help to implement common industry goals and positions on key issues impacting the bottled water sector.

          by PEAK Sourcing