Dr Otto Kamp is Associate Professor of Cardiology and Director of Echocardiography at the VU University Medical Centre of Amsterdam. He was previously a consultant in the Department of Cardiology at the Academic Hospital Rotterdam. He is a member of the Working Group of Echocardiography of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), a board member of the Dutch Working Group of Echocardiology and project leader at the Inter Cardiology Institute of the Netherlands (ICIN) and is principal investigator in multiple clinical trials. He also sits of the editorial board of several scientific journals and is a reviewer for numerous others. Dr Kamp gained a PhD from the VU Medical Centre of Amsterdam in 1992.