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Membership Committee



The main objectives of the ESC Membership committee are:

  • To fulfill the ESC mission
  • To support and implement the ESC strategic plan for membership, one of its main focused areas
  • To grow ESC membership globally across diverse audiences, geographies and socio-economic environments
  • To enhance members’ sense of belonging and continuously innovate to make ESC members’ experience very special as part of the ESC Family
  • To promote the whole portfolio of ESC memberships
  • To evolve the membership portfolio and build Member lifetime value



  • Paulus Kirchhof, FESC, Germany


  • Dan Atar, FESC, Norway
  • Gulnaz Dadashova, Azerbaijan
  • Michael Glikson, FESC, Israel
  • Isabel Goncalves, FESC, Sweden
  • Bülent Gore, FESC, Turkey
  • Sarah Moharem, United Kingdom
  • Mohamed Sami Mourali, FESC, Tunisia
  • Piotr Ponikowski, FESC, Poland
  • Benedikt Schrage, Germany
  • Evgeni Shlyato, FESC, Russian Federation
  • Marija Tokmakova, FESC, Bulgaria
  • Vassilis Barberis, FESC, Cyprus
  • Margus Viigimaa, FESC, Estonia

Member and Credentialling Lead

  • Massimo Piepoli, FESC, Italy


  • Catherine Ross, United Kingdom
  • Antonia Sambola Ayala, FESC, Spain
  • Luna Gargani, FESC,  Italy
  • Paul Dendale, FESC, Belgium
  • Michael Haude, FESC,  Germany
  • Haran Burri, Switzerland
  • Loreen Hill, FESC, United Kingdom
ESC Committee for Young Cardiovascular Professionals
  • Flavio D’Ascenzi, FESC, Italy
ESC Staff
  • Sophie Squarta - ESC Membership & Community Director
  • Séverine Connor – ESC Team Manager Membership Development (Committee Secretary)