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Nucleus of the ESC Council for Cardiology Practice

The Council for Cardiology Practice is made up of a Nucleus which acts as a Steering Committee for the Council

The Nucleus consists of the Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Past-Chairperson, Secretary / Treasurer and delegates from National Associations for Cardiology Practice and from National Societies of Cardiology.


Dr Dimitrios Richter FESC

Chairperson 2018-2020


Nucleus 2018-2020




Dimitrios Richter Chairman Greece
Marc Ferrini Vice-Chairman France
Riccardo Asteggiano Past-Chairman Italy
Ruxandra Christodorescu Treasurer/Secretary Romania
Denis L. Clément  Editor in Chief E-journal Belgium
Mathias Vrolix
Delegate Belgium
Kyriakos Yiangou Delegate Cyprus
Vilem Danzig Delegate Czech Republic
Per Rossen Hildebrandt Delegate Denmark
Norbert Smetak Delegate Germany
Egil Vaage Delegate Norway
Brenda Moura Delegate Portugal
Elena Baranova Delegate Russia
Juanjo Gomez-Doblas Delegate Spain
Mihael Potocki Delegate Switzerland

Founders and Previous Chairpersons of the Council for Cardiology Practice

Name Country
Nicky Neiman  Belgium 
Alain Sebaoun France  
Jean-Yves Fraboulet France
Frank Sonntag  Germany  
Sigmund Silber Germany
Marco Rolloni Italy
Giuseppe Germano Italy
Joaquin Aznar Costa Spain
Maria Jesus Salvador Taboada Spain
Per A. Sirnes Norway
Gonzalo Baron-Esquivias Spain
Maxime Guenoun France


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