Our Team - Luxembourg

Our Team


Daniel Theisen, PhD



PhD in physical therapy and rehabilitation, with more than 25 years of experience in the field of medico-scientific research.


Languages: LU, DE, FR, EN


Gwennaëlle Al Hindy-Crohin

Assistant Director

Head of socio-therapeutic counseling service


Holds a Bachelor's degree in Social Work since 2007 and has more than 9 years of experience working in the psycho-social area of rare diseases. Trained in neuromuscular diseases by AFM-Telethon and in palliative care by Omega90. Vice President of the National Committee for Rare Diseases.

Languages: FR, LU, EN


Patricia Ribeiro



Clinical psychologist with 6 years of professional experience with people with special needs and diseases. Trained in cognitive-behavioural therapy and trained in neuromuscular diseases by AFM-Telethon. Active participant in the National Plan for Rare Diseases.


Languages: LU, PT, FR, EN, DE


Viviane Rocha

Social worker


Seit 2003 Inhaberin eines Bachelorabschlusses im Sozialwesen. Arbeitete im Kinder- und Jugendbereich von 2003 bis 2017 bevor sie zu ALAN kam. Ausgebildet in neuromuskulären Erkrankungen durch AFM-Telethon und in palliativer Pflege durch Omega90


Languages: LU, Créole-Cap-Vert, PT, FR, EN, DE, SP


Paula Manniello

Social worker

Holds a Bachelor's degree in Social Work since 2006 and worked for 11 years as a social worker in the hospital sector before joining ALAN.
Languages: LU, SP, DE, FR, EN, IT, PT 



Sarah Weiler

Communication Manager


Cell biologist by training with 6 years of experience in science writing, corporate communication, marketing and public outreach.  
Languages: LU, DE, FR, EN


Lydie Wio-Squeo

Office Staff



Administrative Officer with more than 13 years of experience in administration and in the management of donations and thank-you cards.


Languages: LU, DE, FR