Council of ESP

The Council assists and supervises the Executive Committee. 
Besides its task of general supervision, the Council has the following specific powers:

  • Approval of the annual accounts prepared by the Executive Committee before presentation to the General Assembly.
  • Preparation and supervision of the election procedures, as well as acceptance or remittance of nominations for officers, Presidency or of any other society representative.
  • Long term decisions or decisions of strategic impact, in so far as no change of Statutes is required.
  • Preparation of any changes in the Statues or Bylaws, as well as supervision of the procedures involving their adoption.
  • Assistance to the actions of the Executive Committee, particularly in decisions of strategic impact for the organization of the annual congress, or any other events organized by the society.

The Council is composed of at least 13 members, namely the Executive Committee and at least eight other society members. 
The Council meets as necessary, with a minimum of twice a year. 


Members elected in 2023

Prof. Míriam Cuatrecasas
Hospital Clínic. University of Barcelona
Biomedical Research Institute - IDIBAPS Barcelona, Spain

Prof. Catarina Eloy
Pathology Laboratory
Porto, Portugal

Prof. Roger M Feakins
Department of Cellular Pathology,
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust,
London, United Kingdom

Prof. Falko Fend
Head of Department
Institute of Pathology und Neuropathology
General und Molecular Pathology
Reference Center for Hematopathology
Tübingen, Germany

Prof. Renate Kain
Professor of Pathology, Head
Department of Pathology
Währinger Gürtel, Vienna, Austria

Prof. Arno Van Leenders 
Department of Pathology
Erasmus Medical Centre
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Members elected in 2021

Prof. Marta Cohen OBE, MD, FRCPath. DMJ (Pathol), Dip Med Ed
Honorary Professor 
Department of Bone & Metabolism
University of Sheffield UK 
Consultant Paediatric Pathologist. Head of Department.
Clinical Director of Pharmacy, Diagnostics and Genetics
Academic Lead for Paediatric and Perinatal Pathology, Royal College of Pathologists
Sheffield Children’s NHS FT
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Prof. Jean-Christophe Benoit Sabourin MD, PhD, DES ACP
Full Professor,
Head of the Patholgy Department & Chair of the Biology Division at Rouen University Hospital
Chair of the Pathology Department at Normandy University
Rouen, France


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