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ESC Elections

Results of the ESC Elections for the mandate 2024-2026


Voting for the ESC Elections occurred between Thursday, 2 May 2024 8:00 (CEST) and Monday, 27 May 2024 18:00 (CEST) in electronic format, fully anonymous and under the supervision of a bailiff.  

The ESC wishes to thank all applicants for their willingness to engage with and invest in our Society, the Nominating Committee for their work and dedication, and all voters for supporting this important democratic process which is central to our organisation. 

Election results are listed below, with names sorted in alphabetical order.

Results of the 2024 ESC Elections - Elected Officer Positions


  • Cecilia Linde (Sweden)


  • Stephan Windecker (Switzerland)

Vice Presidents

  • Carlos Aguiar (Portugal)
  • Christian Hassager (Denmark)
  • Susanna Price (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)


  • Filippo Crea (Italy)
  • Stefan James (Sweden)
  • Felix Mahfoud (Switzerland)
  • Theresa McDonagh (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
  • Marco Roffi (Switzerland)
  • Maria Rubini Gimenez (Spain/Germany)

Nominating Committee members representing National Cardiac Societies

  • Lino Manuel Goncalves (Portugal)
  • Thordis Hrafnkelsdottir (Iceland)
  • Antonia Sambola (Spain)
  • Emma Svennberg (Sweden)
  • Mariya Tokmakova (Bulgaria)
  • Agnieszka Tycinska (Poland)

Nominating Committee members representing Associations, Councils and Working Groups

  • Ana Filipa Gomes (Portugal)
  • Julia Grapsa (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
  • Josef Kautzner (Czechia)
  • Nicolle Kraenkel (Germany)
  • Olivia Manfrini (Italy)
  • Isabelle C Van Gelder (The Netherlands)

Audit Committee member representing Associations, Councils and Working Groups

  • Christian Hamm (Germany)

Related documents

Election Timeline

  • Monday, 27 November 2023
    Deadline for applications

  • 15, 16 and 17 January 2024
    Nominating Committee meeting and interviews

  • Wednesday, 24 January 2024
    Publication of 1st slate of candidates and first call to Constituent Bodies for the names of voting delegates

  • Saturday, 24 February 2024
    End of one-month period for alternative proposals

  • Monday, 26 February 2024
    Publication of final slate

  • From 2 to 27 May 2024
    Online voting (for appointed voting delegates only)

  • 3 June 2024
    Results announced on the ESC website