Lucas Boersma received his PhD as well as his medical degree at Maastricht University in 1996. He finished his Cardiology training at St.Antonius Hospital in Nieuwegein in 2000, after which he completed a Fellowship in Electrophysiology with Prof. Josep Brugada in Barcelona in 2001. Since then he is a senior staff member at St. Antonius Hospital in Nieuwegein, working in the field of invasive electrophysiology. He was Chairman of Cardiology Department from 2008-2015, and Medical Manager of the Cardiovascular Unit from 2011-2016. He acted as chairman of the Netherlands Heart Rhythm Association from 2010-2015, was board member of the Netherlands Cardiovascular Data Registration from 2015-2017, and is currently chairing the Committee Science and Innovation of the Netherland Cardiology Society NVVC. Since 2017 he holds a special chair as a Professor in Electrophysiology at the University of Amsterdam. He is a member of the editorial review board of the European Heart Journal and Heart Rhythm Journal, and associate editor for EuroPace journal.