Laurent Taymans

Regional Medical Director, Assistance Services & Medical Services, International SOS

Dr Laurent Taymans joined International SOS in 2013 as Regional Medical Director, Assistance Services and Medical Services for the Benelux.

Dr Laurent Taymans has extensive medical assistance experience in particular with Europ Assistance Belgium and is an active emergency physician with more than 20 years of clinical practice. He is trained in aviation medicine, with extensive experience in both rotor, fixed wing and commercial escorted flights. Active in the medical aviation world, Dr Taymans is the president of the European Aeromedical Institute (EURAMI) since 2012.

As Regional Medical Director he fulfils a role as assistance medical director for the Europe, Middle East, Africa and Oceania assistance centres.

Dr Taymans is a point of reference for Duty of Care and medical risk mitigation. Recently he has helped support initiatives with major organisations in establishing Mental Health programmes as well as Non-Communicable Diseases programmes.