ESMO Membership Committee

The ESMO Membership Committee is responsible for defining the criteria for the various categories of membership and the process to be applied for admitting members to the society.  The committee also provides strategic guidance to the membership department for member recruitment, retention and engagement.


The Committee reports directly to the ESMO Executive Board and is composed of seven members: 

  • Membership Committee Chair has a seat on the Executive Board 
  • Six officers representing the membership community 

The Committee is supported by the Head of the Membership Department and Membership Team. 

Terms of Office

The Committee Chair serves a two-year mandate.

Officers serve a term of two years which is renewable.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities

Reviewing and recommending changes to the membership structure, criteria and fees in line with the ESMO Bylaws and on approval of the Executive Board 

  • Defining the membership application process 
  • Reviewing and approving membership applications 
  • Providing strategic guidance to the Membership Department for member recruitment and retention 
  • Surveying members needs and satisfaction and making proposals for new member benefits 
  • Managing the reciprocal membership process 
  • Providing regular reports to the Executive Board 


Committee Members currently being confirmed 

  • Ulrik Lassen, Denmark

Last updated: January 2020

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