Board Members




Robert K. Muts, BSc. D.O. / D.M. / CS-Amsterdam

Rob Muts 2.1


Study: Osteopathy (Belgium), Traditional Chinese Medicine, Homeopathy, Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine.

Job: Director of the College for Osteopathy Sutherland Amsterdam and the Academy of Mesology. Founder and director of the Integrated Medical Centre in Amsterdam, a centre for diagnosis and therapy in complementary health.

Specialty: Osteopathy in the visceral field, peritoneum and nutrician.



Franck Cimala, D.O. / CEESO Lyon

Franck Cimala 1


BsC in osteopathy from ESO Maidstone
D.O. from CEESO Lyon
MsC in education from Université de Tours

Currently he is the principale of CEESO Lyon, lecturer in HVLA Technics and clinical approach.



Tim Daelemans MSc. Ost. (DIU) / FICO

Tim Daelemans


Tim Daelemans is a MSc. PT from the university of Leuven in Belgium. He graduated from the Flanders International College of Osteopathy and completed his MSc in Osteopathy at the university of Dresden. Currently he is the director of the Osteopathy Academy of FICO in Antwerp (Belgium), Warsaw (Poland), Krakow (Poland). He is head of the scientific research department and teaches at the academy. Tim is also an international post – graduate teacher on manipulation techniques and on disc pathology and semiology. He’s member of the international CEN committee that produced the draft for CEN document on services in Osteopathy. He’s a speaker on several international congresses worldwide. He conducts audits of osteopathic schools for the Austrian Standard Institut. He’s also the head and manager of a medical centre in Belgium.



Alessio Iacopini, D.O., BSc MS, Clinical Posturologist / C.R.O.M.O.N.

Alessio Iacopini


He is the head of CROMON School of Osteopathy – Rome International Department and a lecturer of osteopathic rationale and fascial approach at:

 • CROMON School Of Osteopathy – Rome,
 • SOI School of Osteopathy – Rome,
 • OSD School of Osteopathy – Hamburg,
 • and University of Tor Vergata – Rome

Iacopini works as an osteopath at his private practice in Portoferraio – Livorno, Italy.



Velda Lulić BSc. D.O. / HAO

Velda Lulic

  Velda Lulic is the Principal and Senior lecturer at the Hrvatska Akademija Osteopatije (HAO)/ Croatian Academy of Osteopathy. Co-founder of HAO. Designed the academic curriculum for HAO. Teaches most of the courses at the HAO.
Lecturer for the CEO in Canada and Switzerland (SICO), occasionally in Germany (DOK). Teaches the Heart course and the Cervical Spine for these schools.
Studies: Osteopathy at CEO, Montreal, BSc PT at Mc Gill University, Montreal.
Additional Activities: on the board of Ostéopathie Québec, Assessor for foreign applicants to Ostéopathie Québec.



Carmine Castagna, BSc. D.O. / ISO Milan

Carmine Castagna 1    Carmine is an osteopath and the principal of ISO Milan.



Melanie Coutinho, BSc. D.O. (GOsC – UK)

Melanie Coutinho


Melanie studied Osteopathy at the British School of Osteopathy in the UK. She has held the role of Principal / Director at two UK Osteopathic Schools – The College of Osteopaths (COET) & The Surrey Institute of Osteopathic Medicine (SIOM), and a European School – The Irish College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM).  She is the only UK Osteopath to have held three Principal/Directorships. Melanie specializes in the design & development of Osteopathic degrees and curricula, she has written or led the successful development of 7 BSc., 1 MOst and 1 MSc degrees, and worked with 7 UK Universities. She led the establishment of SIOM and ICOM. She is a senior lecturer (in technique & ethics) and a University External Examiner (for both UK and International Osteopathic schools / colleges). Melanie is also an Assessor for applicants wishing to register with the GOsC.
Melanie’s mission is to facilitate the provision of high quality Osteopathic education Internationally.

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