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European Society of Cardiology Board




Elected voting members


Prof. Franz Weidinger, Austria


Prof. Thomas Lüscher, Switzerland


Prof. Cecilia Linde, Sweden


Prof. Christophe Leclercq, France 

Prof. Massimo Piepoli, Italy

Prof. Stephan Windecker, Switzerland


Prof. Victor Aboyans, France

Prof. Carina Blomstrom-Lundqvist, Sweden

Prof. Wolfram Doehner, Germany

Prof. Perry Elliott, United Kingdom

Prof. Christian Hassager, Denmark

Prof. Antti Saraste, Finland

Ex-Officio voting members


Prof. Stephan Achenbach, Germany

Associations Representatives

Prof. Izabella Uchmanowicz, Poland - ACNAP Representative

Prof. Kurt Huber, Austria - ACVC Representative

Prof. Steffen Petersen, United Kingdom - EACVI  Representative

Prof. Michael Papadakis, United Kingdom - EAPC Representative

Prof. Emanuele Barbato, Belgium - EAPCI Representative

Prof. Jose Luis Merino, Spain - EHRA Representative

Prof. Marco Metra, Italy - HFA Representative

Non-voting members

Dr. Carlos Aguiar, Portugal - Communication Committee Chair

Prof. Filippo Crea, Italy - Publications Committee Chair

Prof. Francesco Cosentino, Sweden - Advocacy Committee Co-Chair

Prof. Donna Fitzsimons, United Kingdom - Advocacy Committee Co-Chair

Prof. Gerhard Hindricks, Germany - Digital Health Committee Chair

Prof. Bernard Iung, France - Global Registries And Survey Programme

Dr. Heinrich Kolem, Germany - Advisor

Prof. John McMurray, United Kingdom - Congress Programme Committee Chair

Mr. Anis Nassif, France - Advisor

Prof. Eva Prescott, Denmark - Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee Chair

Prof. Susanna Price, United Kingdom - Education Committee Chair

Dr. Maria Rubini Gimenez, Germany - Young Cardiovascular Professionals Committee Chair

Prof. Piotr Szymanski, Poland - Regulatory Affairs Committee Chair

Other chairpersons reporting to ESC Board

Prof. Michael Glikson, Israel - Big Data Analytics Task Force Chair

Prof. Tomasz Guzik, United Kingdom - Research & EU Projects Committee Chair

Prof. Stefan James, Sweden - Scientific Documents Committee Chair

Prof. Hugo Katus, Germany - Innovation Think Tank Chair

Prof. Paulus Kirchhof, Germany - DOI Committee Chair

Prof. Lis Neubeck, United Kingdom - Patient Forum & Patient Pages

ESC staff

Mr. Jean-François Riffaud, France - ESC Chief Executive Officer

Mrs. Nathalie Lefebvre, France - ESC Chief Financial Officer

Mrs. Marielle Bigolet, France - ESC Board Secretary


Contact the Board

View also the Management Group of the ESC


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