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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 Riccardo Asteggiano FESC

Chairperson 2016-2018


Nucleus 2016-2018:




Riccardo Asteggiano Chairman Italy
Dimitrios Richter Vice-Chairman Greece
Maxime Guenoun Past-Chairman France
Marc Ferrini Treasurer/Secretary France
Denis L. Clément  Editor in Chief E-journal Belgium
Mathias Vrolix
Delegate Belgium
Petros Agathangelou Delegate Cyprus
Pavel Svitil  Delegate Czech Republic
Per Rossen Hildebrandt Delegate Denmark
Benny Levenson Delegate Germany
Egil Vaage Delegate Norway
Brenda Moura Delegate Portugal
Ruxandra Christodorescu Delegate Romania
Albert Galyavich 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


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