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 Election Timeline

Monday 15 November 2021
Deadline for applications

Friday 21 January 2022
First slate validation and Nominating Committee announcement

Tuesday 22 February 2022
Final slate announced by the Nominating Committee

Monday 28 March 2022
Deadline of the constituent bodies to submit the names of the voting delegates

Communication of the electronic voting procedure

Wednesday 1 June 2022 (8:00 CEST)
Opening of the electronic voting platform

Thursday 30 June 2022 (18:00 CEST)
Closing of the electronic voting platform

Wednesday 13 July 2022
Results published on the ESC website

*In case of inconclusive results, a second round will be conducted at the voting bureau at the time of ESC Congress 2022.

Further information about a possible second round of voting will be circulated to the voting delegates and ESC Constituent Bodies only in the case of inconclusive results of the ESC elections.

ESC Elections

2022-2024 ESC Board, Nominating Committee and Audit Committee


Voting for the 2022 ESC Elections began on Wednesday, 1 June 2022 at 8 AM (CET) and ended on Thursday, 30 June 2022 at 6 PM (CET).  The entire process was undertaken under the supervision of a bailiff.  

The ESC wishes to thank the Nominating Committee for their work and dedication, all applicants for their willingness to engage with and invest in our Society and all voters for supporting this important democratic process. The results of the elections are displayed below in alphabetical order.

Results of the 2022 ESC Elections - Newly Elected Officers

Names noted in alphabetical order


  • Thomas Lüscher (Switzerland/United Kingdom) 


  • Cecilia Linde (Sweden)

Vice President

  • Christophe Leclercq (France) 
  • Massimo Piepoli (Italy) 
  • Stephan Windecker (Switzerland) 


  • Victor Aboyans (France) 
  • Carina Blomstrom-Lundqvist (Sweden)
  • Wolfram Doehner (Germany)
  • Perry Elliott (United Kingdom) 
  • Christian Hassager (Denmark) 
  • Antti Saraste (Finland) 

Nominating Committee members 

6 positions representing the National Cardiac Societies and 6 positions representing the ESC Associations, ESC Councils and ESC Working Groups.

National Cardiac Societies
  • Victoria Delgado (Spain) 
  • Julia Mascherbauer (Austria)
  • João Morais (Portugal) 
  • Eva Prescott (Denmark) 
  • Petr Widimsky (Czechia) 
  • Andreas Zeiher (Germany) 
ESC Associations, ESC Councils and ESC Working Groups 
  • Lina Badimon (Spain)
  • Paul Dendale (Belgium) 
  • Martine Gilard (France) 
  • Alessia Gimelli (Italy) 
  • Pekka Raatikainen (Finland)
  • Bianca Rocca (Italy) 

Audit Committee member 

  • Jelena Čelutkienė (Lithuania)