John Camm is emeritus Professor of Clinical Cardiology at St George’s Hospital Medical School, University of London, UK. Professor Camm graduated from Guy’s Hospital, London and pursued a career in cardiology at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, before moving to St George’s as British Heart Foundation Professor of Clinical Cardiology in 1986. Professor Camm is a Fellow of many professional societies, including of course the ESC.

He is President and trustee of the Arrhythmia Alliance, and founder of the Atrial Fibrillation Association, past Editor in chief of Europace, currently editor-in-chief of European Heart Journal – Case Reports and Editor of the European Society of Cardiology Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine and its digital version ESC CardioMed. John Camm has been involved in the production of numerous guidelines, including the ESC guidelines for the management of atrial fibrillation. Professor Camm was awarded the ESC Gold Medal in 2005 and the British Cardiovascular Society Mackenzie Medal in 2008. He has authored or co-authored over 1250 papers and 35 books.
John is also an expert collector of watercolour paintings and a model railway enthusiast.