Advisory Board

Dr. Robert
Advisory Board Chairman


The EPOS Advisory Board provides broad strategic expertise and guidance on business, operations and development issues with the clear objective to strengthen the company's management to increase the company's market share and to ensure that EPOS remains the market leader in health care consulting.

Dr. Robert Gaertner, Chairman

Robert Gaertner, a pioneer in health care consulting and a visionary leader, has worked extensively in the health care sector worldwide with particular expertise in health sector reform and financing, health facilities and services, primary health care projects, project design and implementation and other health service planning and evaluation procedures.

His leadership of EPOS Health Management as Managing Director for twenty years was instrumental in transforming the company into its current position as the leading German consultancy in international health.

Currently he founded and leads Palliativteam Hochtaunus (, a holistic palliative care support team offering ambulatory outreach palliative care in-home care for terminally ill patients and their relatives in the Hochtaunus district of Germany (230,000 inhabitants).

He also heads the GOPA Group Directors Forum (GGDF), a GOPA Group Body whose objective is to improve front and back end synergies at company group level in order to support profitable growth, and as well he serves as President of the German Healthcare Partnership, a joint initiative between the Federal Ministry for Economic Development and Cooperation (BMZ) and the Federation of German Industries (BDI).