Catherine Chronaki is the General Secretary for the HL7 Foundation. She is active in eHealth Policy and Standardization projects. Following the success of Trillium Bridge project on the transatlantic exchange of patient summaries, Catherine now leads the Trillium II to scale up adoption of patient summaries in an innovative global community. She is also coordinator of the eStandards project which develops a roadmap for collaborative standards development in large scale eHealth deployment. Catherine serves on the eHealth Stakeholders group of the European Commission and the board of the European Federation of Medical Informatics and she is member of the eHealth Unit of the European Society of Cardiology, and founding member of the HIMSS community of women in Healthcare Information Technology.