In order to bring you the best possible user experience, this site uses Javascript. If you are seeing this message, it is likely that the Javascript option in your browser is disabled. For optimal viewing of this site, please ensure that Javascript is enabled for your browser.
Did you know that your browser is out of date? To get the best experience using our website we recommend that you upgrade to a newer version. Learn more.


Association of Cardiovascular Nursing & Allied Professions (ACNAP)


The ACNAP Board for the term 2022-2024

Izabella Uchmanowicz 2022.jpg

"As the 2022-2024 ACNAP President, I am hopeful and determined to strengthen ACNAP through equal practice and management, and to improve cardiovascular care, by supporting our diversity. There are essential things we need to do better to implement our knowledge and improve care for our patients, and to help our patients prevent cardiovascular disease, receive better treatment, and improve their quality of life."

Professor Izabella Uchmanowicz, RN, PhD, FESC, FHFA, ACNAP President 2022–2024

Executive Officers (voting members)

Title Name Country
President Izabella Uchmanowicz, FESC, FHFA Poland
President-Elect Leonie Klompstra, FESC Sweden
Immediate Past-President Lis Neubeck, FESC United Kingdom
Secretary-Treasurer Catherine Ross United Kingdom
Councillor representing nursing  Martha Kyriakou Cyprus
ESC CEO, Ex-officio (non-voting) Jean-François Riffaud France

Board Members and Committee Chairs (non-voting members)

Advocacy Committee Chair  Irene Gibson Ireland
Congress Programme Committee Chair Eleni Kletsiou Greece
Communication Committee Chair Britt Borregaard Denmark
Education Committee Chair Maggie Simpson United Kingdom
Membership & Communities Committee Chair Agnieszka Mlynarska Poland
National Cardiovascular Nursing Societies Committee Chair Michela Barisone Italy
Science Committee Chair Julie Sanders, FESC United Kingdom
Young Community (YoCo) Committee Chair Ana Filipa Gomes Portugal
ESC Task Force on Allied Professions Chair, Ex-officio Maria Back, FESC Sweden
EJCN Editor-in-Chief, Ex-officio Philip Moons, FESC Belgium
Title Name Country


ACNAP General Assembly Report 2022