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.

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Jöry Pauwels, MSc. D.O. / FICO Osteopathy Academy Belgium & Poland

Jöry Pauwels 1


studied physiotherapy, manual therapy & education in teaching, continued at Flanders International College of Osteopathy, moving on from student to joint principal of Fico. Professionally Jöry is active at Fico, (private & Fico) clinic and high end physical sport (national rugby team). Jöry teaches in a number of European countries on (osteopathic) treatment concepts, education, innovations in safe & efficient mid-range manipulations: fluid build-up & non-impulse techniques and on gynecology & obstetrics. Currently Jöry enjoys his 2 children, food & drink, telemarking (white slopes and majestic mountains), traditional karate (IOGKF), (motor)cycling, rugby (national division) and golf when recovering from previous activities. Jöry’s mission for the future is to further the development of OsEAN & osteopathic teaching, the expansion of Fico and being a father.

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Tim Daelemans, MSc. Ost. (DIU) / FICO Osteopathy Academy Belgium & Poland

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.

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

Carmine Castagna 1


Carmine is an osteopath and the principal of ISO Milan.

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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.



Marcello Luca Marasco, MSc. D.O. / AbeOS

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Marcello Luca Marasco is a D.O.M.R.O.I. since 2003. In the nineties he got first the degree in Motor Sciences and then in Physiotherapy. He became an osteopath studying to Italian Institute of Osteopathy (ISO) in Milan and in 2007 he completed his formation by studies as Relational Counselor. Now he is the owner of AbeOS Osteopathy school with three sites of Formation in Italy: Raiano, L’Aquila and Bologna. Marcello is also a teacher of the school, the didactic coordinator of the school and the head of the clinic. He is a post-graduate teacher mainly on synovial joints and hvla techniques. He’s member of AISO Core curriculum committee that is working on regulation about osteopath profession in Italy. He is the author of 4 books about osteopathy practice. Marcello works as an osteopath at his private practice in Raiano, L’Aquila, Bologna, Rome and Pescara and he is specialised on the sportsman’s treatment also collaborating with several sportif team.



Andrea Bergna, BSc. PT D.O. / SOMA

Andrea Bergna


Andrea Bergna is a BSc PT graduated from University of Milan since 1993 and an Osteopath since 1997. He is specialized in the orthopaedic, traumatology and sports field, collaborating with various specialists and having worked in the Italian Federation of Athletics, for different athletic societies and having himself been an athlete of national interest.

He is founding member of SOMA - Istituto Osteopatia Milano since 2000 where he is Director of Studies for Type 1 Course, Head of the Research Department and teaches osteopathic principles and practice, in particular by developing a learning program for the evaluation and treatment of the fascial system. He is co-author of the Core Competencies in Osteopathy drawn up by ROI - Registro degli Osteopati d'Italia (Italian Register of Osteopaths), author of scientific publications and textbooks. He is also Research Manager of AISO - Associazione Italiana Scuole di Osteopatia (Italian Association Shools of Osteopathy), for which he is co-author of Core Curriculum in Osteopathy.

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