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Heart Failure Specialists of Tomorrow national representatives

National representatives are responsible for establishing and promoting the HoT initiative in their country and serving as a link between HoT members in their country and the HoT nucleus. So far 38 national HoT groups have been officially founded with the support of national cardiac societies/heart failure working groups.

Go to the HoT national representative list, find the contact information for your country and the national HoT webpage link. If your country does not have one yet, please contact us and we will contact you when one is founded. 

Call for HoT National Representatives

HoT National Representatives should serve as a link between the national HoT members and the HoT nucleus. They should further establish and promote the HoT initiative in their country and recruit highly motivated young people with a special interest in the field of heart failure.

The call is still open.

If your country is missing, please submit your application to

In the email, send your full name and contact details, a short CV note, a photo and attached a supportive letter/e-mail from the President of your National Heart Failure Society or Working Group.

Mandatory criteria

  1. Be part of the Heart Failure Specialists of Tomorrow's Community
  2. Get the support from the President of your National Heart Failure Society/Working Group

HFA HoT Representatives (2018-2020)

HoT Rep


ESC NCS First Name Last Name
Austria Noemi Pavo
Azerbaijan Yasmin Rustamova
Bosnia Lamija Pojskic
Bulgaria Alexander  Nossikov
Croatia Josip Andjelo Borovac
Cyprus Nicoletta Orphanou
Denmark Søren Lund Kristensen 
Finland Tuija Javanainen 
Germany Vladislavs Sokalskis
Great Britain Jane Cannon
Greece Chris J. Kapelios
Hungary Roland Gál 
Israel Michal Laufer-Perl 
Kyrgyzstan Umid Zakirov
Latvia Baiba Barone
Lithuania Tomas Lapinska
Netherlands Laura Meems
Norway Gulati Geeta
Pakistan Ali Hameed
Poland Marta Kaluzna-Oleksy
Portugal Tatiana Guimaraes
Russia Yura Mareev
Slovakia Marcela Dankova
Spain Evelyn Santiago
Switzerland  Federica Guidetti
Syria Amr Abdin
Turkey Ahmet Çelik 
Ukraine Vera Gorbachova
Uzbekistan Igo Tsoy


ESC ACS First Name Last Name
Myanmar Han Naung Tun
Philippines Marc Denver A. Tiongson