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Board of the ESC Council on Stroke

The Nucleus (2022-2024)

The Council is led by a Nucleus that is elected in agreement with ESC statutes and by-laws and the Council constitution.

Nucleus Members:

Alison Halliday (United Kingdom)




Gregory Lip FESC (United Kingdom)



Jan_Kovac_2020.jpgJan Kovac FESC (United Kingdom)



2020_Sandor_Nardai.jpgSandor Nardai FESC (Hungary)



George Ntaios.jpg George Ntaios (Greece)



Dimitrios Nikas - Stroke.jpgDimitrios Nikas (Germany)

National Contacts Coordinator


Marco Proietti.jpgMarco Proietti (Italy)
Education & Scientific Programme Coordinator


Pateleimon konstantinou.jpgPanteleimon Papakonstantinou (Greece)

Communications & Young Community Coordinator


2019-Renate-Schnabel.jpgRenate Schnabel (Germany)

Liaison Officer

Ex-officio Board Members

The Board is completed with ex-officio representatives from ESC Associations, Working Groups and Councils as well as from external stroke and neurological societies.

The ex-officio Board Members 2020-2022

Name Country Organisation
    European Stroke Organisation (ESO)
    European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS)
    European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS)
    European Society of Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapy (ESMINT)
    European Academy of Neurology (EAN)
    Council on Hypertension
    Council for Cardiology Practice
    Heart Failure Association
    European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions
    European Heart Rhythm Association
    European Association of Preventive Cardiology
    American Heart Association
     Young Cardiovascular Professionals
    Ex-officio member