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EAPC 2020-2022 Elections

Executive Officers and Section Nuclei members: Election results now available

We would like to thank all members who cast their votes for this election. To all candidates, thank you for your willingness to stand for election and proposing your expertise to the Association.

Congratulations to the elected candidates!



General Timelines

Month Action
March Call for candidates (closed)
7 June (23:59 CEST)  Deadline for candidacies
June Review of candidacies (completed)
1–31 July E-voting (closed)
August Announcement of results 
September Start of mandate

Elected EAPC Executive Officers

Elected EAPC Executive Officers 2020-2022:

  • EAPC President-Elect: Assoc. Prof. Michael Papadakis (UK) 
  • EAPC Secretary: Dr. Nicolle Kränkel (DE) 
  • EAPC Treasurer: Assoc. Prof. Constantinos Davos (GR) 

Find out more about the 2020–2022 EAPC Board.

Elected EAPC Section Nuclei Members

Population Science and Public Health section

Newly elected Nucleus Members 2020–2022:

  • Prof. Giuseppe Biondi-Zoccai (IT)
  • Dr. Sanne A.E. Peters (UK)

Primary Care and Risk Factor Management section

Newly elected Nucleus Members 2020-2022:

  • Dr. Tobias Bonten (NL)
  • Dr. Manuel Frías Vargas (ES)
  • Dr. Trine Moholdt (NO)
  • Prof. Zaneta Petrulioniene (LT)

Secondary Prevention and Rehabilitation section

Newly elected Nucleus Members 2020–2022:

  • Assoc. Prof. Maria Back (SE)
  • Dr. Carmen de Pablo y Zarzosa (ES)
  • Dr. Elena Osto (CH)
  • Dr. Annett Salzwedel (DE)
  • Prof. Kai Savonen (FI)
  • Asst. Prof. Scott Bowen (UK)
  • Prof. David R. Thompson (UK)

Sports Cardiology and Exercise section

Newly elected Nucleus Members 2020–2022:

  • Dr. Silvia Castelletti (IT)
  • Prof. Guido Claessen (BE)
  • Dr. Thijs Eijsvogels (NL)
  • Dr. Sabiha Gati (UK)
  • Prof. Viviana Maestrini (IT)
  • Dr. Aneil Malhotra (UK)

Find out more about the 2020–2022 EAPC Sections.

Voting rights

The EAPC elections were conducted electronically from 1 to 31 July (23:59 CEST) and are now closed. The results were announced in August.

Per the EAPC Constitution:

  • Only members from ESC member countries who have paid their full annual membership dues were eligible to vote.
  • A member is considered eligible for voting after two (2) months of membership. Members voting in any election must have been EAPC Members for at least 2 months before the candidates’ selection is made public.

Eligibility to vote:

EAPC Ivory, Silver and Gold Members with a mailing address in an ESC member country were eligible to vote after two months of membership (ie: with an active membership subscription as of 1 May 2020 and still an EAPC Member on 1 July 2020).

Read the EAPC Constitution for more information on the election regulations.