The PGEU has a Secretariat located in Brussels with a staff of five people who coordinates the daily work of the association. The PGEU holds a General Assembly two times per year (June and November) to which all members and observer members are invited to participate. PGEU holds an Annual Symposium which takes place immediately after or before the June General Assembly. The PGEU has a management board known as the Executive Committee whose members are representatives of PGEU member organisations.
The Presidency of the PGEU changes on an annual basis by the way of a rotation system among members. To facilitate the work of the PGEU in giving advice and formulating proposals in many different policy areas relevant to community pharmacy and public health, a number of PGEU Working Groups have been established.
The General Assembly is the supreme body of the association which decides on all important matters including PGEU policy decisions and the annual budget. The General Assembly meets two times per year and all ordinary members and observer members delegations attend. Policy proposals are developed by the Working Groups in collaboration with the Secretariat, and the Executive Committee presents policy proposals to the General Assembly with its recommendations for action.
PGEU holds an annual conference every year the day before/after the June General Assembly. The annual conference features expert speakers from the world of pharmacy, the European institutions, national authorities, academia and patient groups.
Currently the Executive Committee consists of 9 members. EXCO Members 2022 : Austria - Belgium - Finland - France - Hungary - Italy - Latvia - Netherlands - Slovakia.
The President is elected by the national delegations.
President : Roberto Tobia (Italy) is PGEU President for 2022.
Raimund Podroschko is president of the Austrian Association of Employed Pharmacists since October 2017. Since 2004 he is involved in professional policies and held posts like the Vice-President of the Austrian Chamber of Pharmacists. Since 2004 he works in a community pharmacy in Vienna. He is also Member of the Board of the Austrian Medicines Verification Organisation (AMVO). Furthermore, he is the Head of Delegation of Austrian pharmacists in the Pharmaceutical Group of European Union and a member in various health committees of local organisations.