Group Management



Dr. Philippe Mavrocordatos was born in Greece and grew up in Switzerland. He studied medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lausanne in Switzerland. After training as a specialist in internal medicine, he specialized in anesthesiology.


In Australia, he trained in interventional pain medicine at the Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney. After his return to Switzerland in 1997, he was appointed “Chief of the Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Management” at the Centre Hospitalier du Nord Vaudois. During this period (1999), he also opened the Interventional Pain Medicine Center at the Clinique Cecil in Lausanne.


In 2002, he decided to return to a more academic activity and was appointed Associate Physician, at the University Hospital of Geneva. Together with his colleague, they set up the Center for Interventional Pain Management. This center was certified ISO 9001 in 2003. The pain management center Clinique Cecil, founded in 1999, was also certified ISO 9001 in 2004.


He has been a Fellow of Interventional Pain practice (FIPP) since 2006, an examiner for the FIPP exams in Budapest since 2008, and President of the WIP for Switzerland from 2008 to 2015. From 2010 to 2018, he was president of the SGIPM. In this role he led the creation of TARMED for the specialty of interventional pain medicine and the foundation of the Congress in Montreux.


In 2016, he founded the Swiss Pain Institute, where he chairs the Board of Directors and serves as Medical Director.



Claude Amiguet was born in Switzerland and is a physicist with a PhD in computer science from the ETH. Before setting up Neode, the technology park in Neuchâtel, he managed software development teams for 10 years.


Claude Amiguet is an active member of networks that aim to support the creation of innovative companies in Switzerland. As a coach of the Swiss Confederation’s Innosuisse network, he accompanies start-ups in their early stages, particularly in information technology, medical technology and microtechnology.


He is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Swiss Pain Institute Group where he manages finance, human resources and development.

Head of Healthcare

Head of Healthcare

Muriel Colomb was born in Lausanne. She studied nursing at the Bois-Cerf School of Nursing from 1984 to 1987.


His professional career has passed through the intensive care of the CHUV, the Ste Anne clinic in Fribourg, the recovery room and continuing care of the Orthopedic Hospital. Then, committed to the pain centre of the Cecil clinic, she participated in the development of this new service between 2006 and 2016, which will become the Swiss Pain Institute. She then took up a position as head of sector in a socio-educational institution in the canton of Vaud for six years.


She returned to the Swiss Pain Institute in 2022.


His training is supplemented by three CAS HES-SO:

• Practitioner trainer

• Solution centric approach

• Team management and project management