European Cancer Organisation

ECCO Structure


The General Assembly shall be the highest governing body of the Association and shall consist of a main representative and one alternate representative designated by each Member organisation.

The General Assembly meets formally twice a year, serving as the official meeting of its members’ representatives.



* representation on the ECCO board


Board of Directors

ECCO is governed by a Board composed of 15 Directors elected every two years by the Council, each member society having the right to nominate one candidate for these elections.

The President, the President-Elect (elected by the Council), and the Chair of the Patient Advisory Committee are counted in the 15 seats.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is composed of the President, President-elect and Treasurer as well as any other Board members appointed for this purpose by the Board of Directors. 

The Chief Executive Officer is an ex officio, non-voting, member of the Executive Committee.


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