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Governance

The ESC is governed be an elected Board comprising 32 volunteer cardiovascular experts. Our activities are overseen by 22 committees whose activities are delivered by over 2 000 cardiology expert volunteers.

The ESC employs staff to support its professional volunteers in the development, production and management of these activities. This staff is managed by a Chief Executive Officer who reports to the President and Management Group of the ESC Board.



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Our Institutional Members

The ESC counts 56 member National Cardiac Societies which pay a fee and have a vote in our activities.

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Administrative Centres

The ESC has two administrative centres: The European Heart House in Biot, France, and the European Heart Agency in Brussels, Belgium.

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What we do

Harmonising care, maintaining professional standards and informing European policy makers.

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