Surfing Medicine International Crew

The SMI Crew – We are prod to have such dedicated crew of volunteering professionals.

Surfing Medicine International is at heart a certified medical association powered by a passionate and truly global network from every aspect of life. We envision every surfer as an ambassador for health and environment. We believe in connecting great people. Being part of the scientific communities, we share our knowledge and experiences to inform and educate coastal communities “Keeping the surfer healthy and safe”.

We have an amazing crew of people. Click on the images below to learn more about our dedicated team of volunteering professionals.

Executive Team

Ingvar Berg

Ingvar Berg

Chief Executive Officer
Dion van de Schoot, MD

Dion van de Schoot, MD

Chief Operational Officer  

Leading WCSM, Surfers Academy and SMI southern hemisphere team

Jennifer Straatman

Jennifer Straatman

Chief Financial Officer
Mischa Göttinger

Mischa Göttinger

Chief Educational Officer CEdO

Leading ASLS, BSLS, SMI App Dev

Ogi Markovic

Ogi Markovic

Chief Strategy Officer

General Strategy Lead Marketing, Outreach, Sponsorship

Active Crew

Markus Emmerich

Markus Emmerich

SMI Task-force ENT
Andrew Schmidt

Andrew Schmidt

Senior ASLS Team Officer
Guilherme Vieira Lima

Guilherme Vieira Lima

MOS Team Officer
Evelien van der Vinne

Evelien van der Vinne

SMI Lead Certification/Accreditation
Lisette Langenberg

Lisette Langenberg

SMI Lead Intern Communication
Olivier Chambres

Olivier Chambres

SMI National Lead France
Simon Morris

Simon Morris

MOS Team
Jeroen Seesink

Jeroen Seesink

SMI Students
Yvonne Konst

Yvonne Konst

Senior WCSM Team Officer
Lan Göttinger

Lan Göttinger

SMI Head of Merchandise
Alex Kelleher

Alex Kelleher

Senior WCSM2019 Team Officer
Hans van den Broek

Hans van den Broek

Senior ASLS/BSLS Team Officer

SMI Lead Lifesaving

Bob Verweij

Bob Verweij

BSLS Team Officer
Hylmar Elsenga

Hylmar Elsenga

Senior ASLS/BSLS Team Officer
Eline Thijssen

Eline Thijssen

MOS Team Officer
Daymen Huband

Daymen Huband

SMI Crew Member
Lisa Veith

Lisa Veith

Senior ASLS Team Officer, National Lead Austria
Jiska Kooijman

Jiska Kooijman

Senior ASLS Team Officer
Amrita Schäffler

Amrita Schäffler

ASLS Team Officer
Frederique Elffers Tan

Frederique Elffers Tan

SMI Task-force ENT
Lena Huebl

Lena Huebl

ASLS Team Member
Floortje Kemps

Floortje Kemps

SMI MOS Team
Markus Knöringer

Markus Knöringer

SMI Crew Member
Chris Lobo

Chris Lobo

SMI Crew Member
Corina Bello

Corina Bello

SMI Crew Member
Sebastiaan Heitkamp

Sebastiaan Heitkamp

SMI Active Crew, Physio
Kevin Wong

Kevin Wong

SMI Crew Member
Benedikt Stadlbauer

Benedikt Stadlbauer

ASLS Team
Aidan McParland

Aidan McParland

SMI Active Crew, MD
Vanessa Bastek

Vanessa Bastek