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HFA Board

The Heart Failure Association (HFA) of the ESC was officially launched in Munich in August 2004 and was created from the now dissolved ESC Working Group on Heart Failure.


 

HFA Board 2022–2024

Executive Board members

  • Acting President and President-Elect: Prof. Marco Metra, IT (voting)
  • Acting Past-President: Prof. Piotr Ponikowski, PL (non-voting)
  • Chairperson of the Clinical Section: Dr. Antonio Bayes Genis, SP (voting)
  • Chairperson of the Basic Science Section: Assoc. Prof. Carlo Gabriele Tocchetti, IT (voting)
  • Coordinator for National HF Societies and Working Groups: Dr. Brenda Moura, PT (voting)
  • Secretary: Prof. Maurizio Volterrani, IT (voting)
  • Treasurer: Prof. Ovidiu Chioncel, RO (voting)

Ordinary board members

Clinical science section
  • Dr. Marianna Adamo, IT (voting)
  • Dr. Stamatis Adamopoulos, GR (voting)
  • Prof. Offer Amir, IL (voting)
  • Prof. Mehmet Birhan Yilmaz, TR (voting)
  • Prof. Alain Cohen-Solal, FR (voting)
  • Prof. Finn Gustafsson, DK (voting)
  • Dr. Amina Rakisheva, KZ (voting)
  • Prof. Arsen Ristic, RS (voting)
  • Assoc. Prof. Gianluigi Savarese, SE (voting)
  • Mrs. Maggie Simpson, GB (voting)
  • Dr. Hadi Skouri, LB (voting)
  • Assoc. Prof. Mariya Tokmakova, BG (voting)
Basic Science section
  • Assoc. Prof. Arantxa Gonzalez Miqueo, SP (voting)
  • Prof. Thomas Thum, DE (voting)
  • Prof. Sophie Van Linthout, DE (voting)

Ex-officio members

  • CEO, European Society of Cardiology: Jean François Riffaud (non voting)
  • Chair of ESC Working Group on Myocardial Function: Prof. Dana Dawson, UK (voting)
  • Editor-In-Chief of ESC Heart Failure: Prof. Massimo Piepoli, IT (voting)
  • Heart Failure 2023 Chairperson: Prof. Wilfried Mullens, BE (voting)
  • Heart Failure 2024 Chairperson: Prof. Gerasimos Filippatos, GR (voting)

Sui-Generis

  • Assoc. Prof. Chiara Bucciarelli-Ducci, UK (non voting)
  • Prof. Peter Van der Meer, NL (non voting)
  • Prof. Mark Petrie, UK (non voting)
  • Prof. Nicolas Girerd, FR (non voting)
  • Prof. Carsten Tschöpe, DE (non voting)

HFA Board 2020-2022

Executive Board members

  • President: Prof. Andrew Coats, UK (voting)
  • President-Elect: Prof. Giuseppe Rosano, UK (voting)
  • Immediate Past-President: Prof. Petar M. Seferović, RS (voting)
  • Chairperson of the Clinical Section: Prof. Davor Milicic, HR (voting)
  • Chairperson of the Basic Science Section: Prof. Thomas Thum, DE (voting)
  • Coordinator for National HF Societies and Working Groups: Dr. Ovidiu Chioncel, RO (voting)
  • Secretary: Dr. Loreena Hill, UK (voting)
  • Treasurer: Prof. Ewa Jankowska, PL (voting)

Ordinary Board members

Clinical science section
  • Prof. Magdy Abdelhamid, EG (voting)
  • Dr. Stamatis Adamopoulos, GR (voting)
  • Prof. Yuri Belenkov, RU (voting)
  • Dr. Tuvia Ben Gal, IL (voting)
  • Prof. Michael Bohm, DE (voting)
  • Prof. Alain Solal Cohen, FR  (voting)
  • Prof. Finn Gustafsson, DK (voting)
  • Prof. Tiny Jaarsma, SE (voting)
  • Dr. Brenda Moura, PT (voting)
  • Prof. Wilfried Mullens, BE (voting)
  • Prof. Amina Rakisheva, KZ (voting)
  • Prof. Arsen Ristic, RS (voting)
  • Dr. Maurizio Volterrani, IT (voting)
Basic science section
  • Dr. Antonio Bayes Genis, SP (voting)
  • Prof. Sophie Van Linthout, DE (voting)

Ex-officio members

  • CEO, European Society of Cardiology - Jean-François Riffaud (non voting)
  • Editor in Chief, ESC Heart Failure - Prof. Stefan Anker, DE (voting)
  • Editor in Chief, European Journal of Heart Failure - Prof. Marco Metra, IT (voting)
  • Chair of the Scientific Programme Committee for HF – Prof. Massimo Piepoli, IT (voting)
  • Chair of ESC Working Group on Myocardial – Prof. Carlo Gabriele Tocchetti, IT (voting)

Sui-Generis

  • Prof. Gerasimos Filippatos, GR (non voting)
  • Prof. Arantxa Gonzalez, SP (non voting)
  • Prof. Yury Lopatin, RU (non voting) 
  • Prof. Lars Lund, SE (non voting)
  • Prof. Gianluigi Savarese, SE (non voting)