Franz Weidinger is Head of Department at Klinik Landstasse (former Rudolfstiftung Hospital), a teaching hospital affiliated to Vienna Medical University, Austria. His clinical focus is percutaneous coronary interventions and acute coronary syndromes. Secretary (2006-2012) and President (2013-2015) of the Austrian Society of Cardiology. Member of EAPCI since 2006 (Co-chair and chair, Database & Registry Committee, 2011-2016), EuroPCR Programme committee member, 2006-2009. Member of EORP Oversight committee 2016-2018. Board member of ESC as Councillor for ESC Young Community 2016-2018, Vice President of ESC 2018-2020, President elect of ESC 2020-2022.