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EHRA Committees

European Heart Rhythm Association committees are aligned with the ESC strategic plan and dedicated to serving the following five main pillars: education, membership, research, advocacy and congress.


Discover the vision of the new EHRA President and Board

EHRA committee member obligations

EHRA committee members who fail to meet these established minimum obligations may be asked to step down:

  • Attend a minimum of 50% of EHRA committee meetings (in person, via telephone, online)
  • Deliver at least 75% of their assigned tasks within three weeks of the deadlines

Education Pillar


Name Country
Dr. Stylianos Tzeis Greece
Dr. Giovanni Luca Botto Italy
Prof. Jan Steffel, FESC, FEHRA Switzerland

Certification Committee

Position Name Country
Chair Dr. Stylianos Tzeis
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Co-Chair Assist. Prof. Dominic Theuns Netherlands
Co-Chair (LAHRS representative) Prof. Roberto Keegan Argentina
Co-chair EP Subcommittee (Physicians and Allied Professionals) Prof. Matthias Antz, FESC, FEHRA Germany
Member Dr. Dimitrios Asvestas, FESC Greece
Member Assoc. Prof. Pawel Derejko Poland
Member Dr. Emin Evren Ozcan Turkey
Member Dr. Malcolm Finlay United Kingdom
Member Dr. Antonio Frontera Italy
Member Dr. Konstantinos Letsas, FEHRA Greece
Member Dr. Gregoire Massoullie France
Member Dr. Guilherme Portugal Portugal
Member Prof. Daniel Steven Germany
Member Dr. Serge Trines, FEHRA Netherlands
Member Dr. Radu-Gabriel Vatasescu, FEHRA Romania
Member Assist. Prof. Hikmet Yorgun Turkey
Co-chair CP Subcommittee (Physicians and Allied Professionals) Dr. Philip R. Moore (ERTC representative too) United Kingdom
Member Dr. Vincent Algalarrondo France
Member Dr. Elisa Ebrille Italy
Member Dr. Anastasia D. Egorova Netherlands
Member Dr. Csaba Laszlo Foldesi Hungary
Member Prof. Christof Kolb Germany
Member Dr. Georgios Kollias Greece
Member Dr. Hielko Pieter Johan Miljoen Belgium
Member Dr. Francisco Moscoso Costa Portugal
Member Dr. Manuel Sanchez Garcia Spain

Selection Committee

Position Name Country
Chair Dr. Giovanni Luca Botto
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Co-Chair Dr. Andreu Porta-Sanchez Spain

Dr. Fernando Arribas 

Member  Dr. Jonathan Behar, FEHRA  United Kingdom
Member  Assoc. Prof. Rasmus Borquist, FESC  Sweden
Member  Dr. Laure Champ-Rigot  France
Member  Dr. Michal Chudzik  Poland
Member  Dr. Mihaela Grecu, FESC  Romania
Member  Dr. Renate B. Schnabel  Germany
Member  Dr. Borka Pezo Nikolić  Croatia
Member  Prof. Christian Wolpert  Germany

Education Committee

Position Name Country
Chair Prof. Jan Steffel, FESC, FEHRA 
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Co-Chair Dr. Martin Hemels, FESC, FEHRA  Netherlands
Member Dr. Micaela Ebert  Germany
Member  Prof. Michael Glikson  Israel
Member  Prof. Gabriel Laurent  France
Member  Prof. Gregory Y.H. Lip  United Kingdom
Member  Prof. Lluis Mont, FESC, FEHRA  Spain 
Member  Prof. Katja Odening  Switzerland
Member Prof. Eric Schulze-Bahr  Germany
Member Dr. Rachel Ter Bekke Netherlands
Member Dr. Julia Vogler  Germany

 Membership Pillar

Chair Country
Prof. Helmut Puererfellner, FESC Austria

National Cardiac Societies Committee

Position Name Country
Chair   Assist. Prof. Sime Manola, FESC 
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Co-Chair Dr. Ayan Abdrakhmanov   Kazakhstan
Member Dr. Jakub Baran Poland
Member  Dr. Tim Betts  United Kindgom
Member  Prof. Lars Eckardt  Germany
Member  Dr. Anna Kostopoulou  Greece
Member Dr. Trine Fink Haland  Norway
Member  Prof. Michael Kuehne  Switzerland
Member  Dr. Ivo Roca Luque  Spain
Member  Dr. Sonia Marrakchi  Tunisia
Member  Prof. Mario Martins Oliveira, FESC, FEHRA Portugal
Member  Assoc. Prof. Daniel Scherr, FESC, FEHRA Austria
Member  Dr. Vassil Traykov, FEHRA, FESC  Bulgaria

Young Electrophysiologists

Position Name Country
Chair Dr. Katarzyna Malaczynska-Rajpold
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United Kingdom
Co-Chair Dr. Philippe Vanduynhoven  Belgium
Member  Dr. Emilia Violeta Goanta  Romania
Member  Dr. Martin Manninger Austria
Member  Dr. Martina Nesti Italy
Member  Dr. Nikola Pavlović, FESC, FEHRA Croatia
Member  Dr. Raquel Adelino Recasens Spain
Member  Dr. Victor Waldmann  France

International affairs

Advocacy Pillar

Chair Country
Dr. Emma Svennberg  Sweden


Position Name Country
Chair Dr. Emma Svennberg
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Member Prof. Andreas Götte, FEHRA  Germany
Member Dr. Fleur Tjong  Netherlands
Member Dr. Kevin Vernooy, FESC  Netherlands


Position Name Country
Coordinator Prof. Jean Claude Deharo France

mHealth, Health Economics and PROM 

Position Name Country
Coordinator Prof. Giuseppe Boriani, FESC, FEHRA Italy


Position Name Country
Chair Prof. David Duncker, FESC, FEHRA
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Member  Dr. Rodrigue Garcia  France
Member Asso. Prof. Federico Guerra, FESC Italy
Member  Dr. Barbara Kommata Sweden
Member  Asso. Prof. Dominik Linz  Netherlands

Research Pillar

Chair Country
Dr. Nikolaos Dagres, FEHRA Germany

Scientific Initiatives Committee

Position Name Country
Chair Dr. Serge Boveda
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Co-Chair Dr. Giulio Conte Switzerland

Dr. Ante Anic


Dr. Sergio Barra 


Dr. Julian Chun


Prof. Carlo de Asmundis, FESC 


Dr. Michal Farkowski


Dr. Jose M Guerra Ramos 


Dr. Konstantinos E. Iliodromitis

Member  Dr. Kristine Jubele, FESC  Latvia
Member Assoc. Prof. Jedrzej Kosiuk, FESC  Germany
Member  Prof. Eloi Marijon, FESC  France
Member  Prof. Frits Prinzen, FESC Netherlands
Member  Dr. Rui Providencia  United Kingdom

Scientific Documents Committee

Position Name Country
Chair Dr. Nikolaos Dagres, FEHRA  Germany
Co-Chair Prof. Thomas Deneke Germany
Member Dr. Elena Arbelo  Spain
Member  Prof. Lucas Boersma  Netherlands
Member  Prof. Luigi di Biase  Italy
Member  Prof. Frank R. Heinzel, FESC  Germany
Member  Prof. Pierre Jais  France
Member  Prof. Radoslaw Lenarczyk  Poland
Member  Prof. Christian Meyer, FESC, FEHRA Germany
Member  Dr. Avi Sabbag  Israel
Member  Asso. Prof. Markus Stühlinger, FEHRA  Austria
Member Prof. Milos Taborsky, FESC  Czechia
Member Prof. Arthur Wilde, FESC  Netherlands

Congress Pillar

Position Name Country
Chair Prof. Isabelle C. van Gelder Netherlands
Co-Chair Dr. Tom De Potter Belgium
Member  Dr. Jonathan Behar United Kingdom
Member  Prof. Luigi di Biase  Italy
Member  Prof. Mauro Biffi  Italy
Member  Prof. Rasmus Borgquist  Sweden
Member  Prof. Frieder Braunschweig  Sweden
Member  Dr. Nikolaos Dagres, FEHRA  Germany
Member  Prof. Christian De Chillou  France
Member  Prof. Pascal Defaye, FEHRA  France
Member  Prof. Thomas Deneke  Germany
Member  Mrs. Inga Drossart  Germany
Member  Dr. Micaela Ebert  Germany
Member  Prof. Joris Ector  Belgium
Member  Prof. Nicholas Gall  United Kingdom
Member  Dr. Ana Gomez  France
Member  Prof. Xavier Jouven  France
Member  Dr. Kristine Jubele Latvia
Member  Prof. Demosthenes Katrisis  Greece
Member  Prof. Josef Kautzner  Czechia
Member  Prof. Lluis Mont Spain
Member  Prof. Angel Moya I Mitjans  Spain
Member  Prof. Przemyslaw Piotr Mitokwski  Poland
Member  Prof. Mario Martins Oliveira  Portugal
Member  Prof. Mark O'Neill  United Kingdom
Member  Dr. Archana Rao  United Kingdom
Member  Prof. Michiel Rienstra  Netherlands
Member  Prof. Frederic Sacher France
Member Prof. Dipen Shah  Switzerland
Member  Prof. Jan Steffel, FESC, FEHRA Switzerland
Member  Dr. Emma Svennberg  Sweden
Member  Prof. Jacob Tfelt-Hansen  Denmark
Member  Prof. Mintu Turakhia  USA
Member  Dr. Stylianos Tzeis  Greece
Member  Dr. Kevin Vernooy Netherlands
Member  Dr. Francesco Zanon Italy

Nominating Committee

Position Name Country
Chair Prof. Hein Heidbuchel, FESC, FEHRA Belgium
Member  Prof. Carina Blomstrom-Lundqvist, FESC  Sweden
Member  Prof. Isabel Deisenhofer  Germany
Member  Prof. Luc Jordaens, FESC Belgium
Member  Prof. Antonio Raviele, FESC, FEHRA  Italy
Member  Prof. Lluis Mont, FESC, FEHRA  Spain


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