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European Society of Cardiology Board 2016-2018



Management Group of the ESC   |    ESC Elections 2018-2020

Elected voting members


Prof. Jeroen Bax, Netherlands


Prof. Barbara Casadei, United Kingdom - Cardiovascular Round Table and Research


Prof. Ian Graham, Ireland


Prof. Stefan Anker, Germany - National Cardiac Societies and Communications
Prof. Lina Badimon, Spain - Scientific Affairs (including Working Groups and Councils)
Prof. Bela Merkely, Hungary - National Cardiac Societies, Editors Network, and Cardiologists of Tomorrow


Prof. Hector Bueno, Spain - Advocacy
Prof. Sarah Clarke, United Kingdom - e-Communications
Prof. Donna Fitzsimons, United Kingdom - Grants
Prof. Christophe Leclercq, France - Global Affairs
Prof. Cecilia Linde, Sweden - Women in ESC
Prof. Franz Weidinger, Austria - Young ESC Community

Ex-Officio voting members


Prof. Fausto Pinto, Portugal

Associations Representatives

Prof. Maddalena Lettino, Italy - President of ACCA
Prof. Bogdan Popescu, Romania - President of EACVI 
Prof. Diederick Grobbee, Netherlands - 
President of EAPC
Prof. Michael Haude, Germany - President of EAPCI
Prof. Gerhard Hindricks, Germany - President of EHRA
Prof. Frank Ruschitzka, Switzerland - President of HFA

Non-voting members

Prof. Stephan Achenbach, Germany - Congress Programme Committee
Mr. Nigel Clarke, United Kingdom - Advisor
Prof. Francesco Cosentino, Sweden - 
Industry Relations
Prof. Gerasimos Filippatos, Greece - Membership
Prof. Peter Kearney, Ireland - Advocacy
Prof. Paulus Kirchhof, United Kingdom - Education
Prof. Steen Dalby Kristensen, Denmark - Media
Prof. Thomas Lüscher, Switzerland - Publications
Prof. Gunnar Olsson, Sweden - Advisor
Prof. Alec Vahanian, France - EORP
Prof. Stephan Windecker, Switzerland - Committee for Practice Guidelines
Prof. Jose Zamorano, Spain - Global Affairs

Mrs. Isabel Bardinet, France - Chief Executive Officer
Mrs. Nathalie Lefebvre, France - ESC Chief Financial Officer
Mrs. Marina Ximeris, France - ESC Board Secretary

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