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Nucleus and Board of the ESC Council on Hypertension

Council on Hypertension

The Council Board is composed of a Nucleus and Ex-officio members.

Board 2020-2022



Photo Role Name Country
Thomas Kahan Chairperson Thomas Kahan Sweden
Parati_Gianfranco_2017.jpg Chairperson-Elect Gianfranco Parati Italy
De Simone Giovanni_2016.JPG Past-Chairperson Giovanni de Simone Italy
sudano-isabella-2014.jpg Secretary Isabella Sudano Switzerland
Eva gerdts.jpg Treasurer Eva Gerdts Norway
mahfoud-felix-2016.jpg Liaison Officer Felix Mahfoud Germany
Sofie Brouwers_small.jpg Young Community Officer Sofie Brouwers Belgium
Rosa Maria Bruno.jpg Communications Coordinator Rosa Maria Bruno France


Ex-officio members

Name Representative of
Roxy Senior European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI)
Eric Wyffels European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI)
Victor Aboyans ESC Working Group on Aorta and Peripheral Vascular Diseases
Claudio Ceconi ESC Working Group on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy
Henner Hanssen European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC)
Anastasia Mihailidou Association of Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (ACNAP)
Ingo Ahrens Association for Acute CardioVascular Care Association (ACVC)
Johan Wojta Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science
François Dievart Council for Cardiology Practice
Theodore Papaioannou ESC Working Group on e-Cardiology
Wolfram Doehner Council on Stroke
Bulent Gorenek European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA)
Michael Boehm Heart Failure Association (HFA)
Rui Adao Scientists of Tomorrow (SoT)