Members of the Board

As of July 2018, the ENWHP Board Members are:

President and co-chair

Prof. Karl Kuhn (Germany)

President Karl Kuhn

Working ca 30 years as a Senior Policy Adviser in the function of a Senior Research Director in the Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA) of Germany; appointed as Adjunct Professor at Griffith University Brisbane/Australia (till the end of 2016). After retirement in 2010 working as an international consultant for OSH on behalf of EU, World Bank and German Ministries in Azerbaijan, Egypt, China. Mongolia, Serbia, Turkey and Qatar. President and Cochair of the European Network for Workplace Health Promotion (ENWHP). Lecturer in various Universities in workplace health promotion and health management and in all subjects of health and safety.


Ms. María Dolores Solé (Spain)

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Mª Dolores Solé, specialist in occupational health, worked until 2023 for Centro Nacional de Condiciones de Trabajo (INSST) in the area of occupational health and health promotion, participating in national and EU projects since 1990 as well as in assessment and training on workplace health promotion and occupational risks. She is one of the founder members of ENWHP in 1996. Within the Network she is responsible for Communication and Networking.  

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Prof. Giuseppe Masanotti (Italy)

Medical Doctor, Specialisation in Hygiene, Preventive Medicine and Public Health, PhD in Health Promotion and Education and expert Occupational Health. Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Perugia since 2006. Main research activity is in the field of public health, with a particular eye on promotion of health and safety in the workplace. Developed several projects in the years, in particular project Manager of the following projects: "Sensitization of Small and medium enterprises to the culture of safety", "Project FAD distance training for the workers safety representative", “Promotion of health and work ability (PHWA) at workplaces with support of experts of occupational health”, “MoveEurope”, etc. Have over 95 publications in journals, books, reports and communications in Italy and abroad.

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Mr. Steve Bell (Scotland)

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Steve has worked in the field of workplace health for over 25 years and was responsible for setting up the Scottish Centre for Healthy Working Lives in 2005.  He occupied a national leadership role as the Centre’s Director and subsequently the wider role of Director of Health and Work for NHS Health Scotland, the national agency for improving health and tackling health inequality, and led the review of the Scottish Government’s Health and Work Strategy that was published in 2019.   Steve is currently Director of Health Improvement, for Interactive Health Limited, a Scottish based health technology company.   He also works as an executive coach specialising in issues around wellbeing, stress and resilience, and is a British canoeing Level 3 Performance Sea Kayak Coach.  Steve holds an MPhil in Social Policy and Public Health an MBA and a Postgraduate Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring.

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Ms Pania Karnaki (Greece)

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Pania is Director of European and International programs at the Athens based Prolepsis Institute. She has studied psychology and has a specialization in health promotion and received her MSc in Health Science from Edith Cowan University, Western Australia. She has managed numerous projects in the field of public health and health promotion. Pania’s research interests include the study of health inequalities, workplace health promotion and the health of vulnerable populations. Previously she has worked in the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine and at the University of Patras as a project coordinator.


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Dr. Richard Wynne (Ireland)

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Richard Wynne, from Ireland is a director of Work Research Centre Dublin and a founder member of ENWHP in 1996.  He has 30 years of experience in the area of WHP and within the Network is responsible for the Research Division.  

Board member Mr. Paul Baart (The Netherlands)
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Paul Baart MA is director of the Center for Work Health (CWG) in the Netherlands, a knowledge center for Work and Health. He is an early member and contact person of the European Network for Workplace Health Promotion (ENWHP). The Center GBW was the National Contact Office for this network. In his successive positions, he and his organizations are involved in the network in research and projects. From the establishment of ENWHP as a foundation on, until 2018 he was secretary of the board.

Board member Ms. Carmen Mucientes (Spain)
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Technician in Occupational Risk Prevention in the Spanish National Institute for Safety and Health at Work (INSST). She works for the Occupational Health Promotion and Epidemiology department and coordinates the Spanish Network of Healthy Companies (REES), launched in 2013 and inspired by the model developed and defined by the ENWHP, whose objective is to recognize the work of companies in the field of improving the health and wellbeing of their workers, as well as promoting innovative ways of coping worker’s total health at company level, the culture of health, and the exchange of experiences.