Professor of intensive care medicine at the Université Libre de Bruxelles and intensivist in the Department of Intensive Care at Erasme University Hospital in Brussels, Belgium.
Past-President of the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine (WFSICCM), the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM), the European Shock Society (ESS), the Belgian Society of Intensive Care Medicine (SIZ), and the International Sepsis Forum (ISF).
He has signed over 1000 peer-reviewed articles, 400 book chapters and 1000 abstracts. He has edited more than 112 books, and is the editor-in-chief of Critical Care, Current Opinion in Critical Care, and ICU Management & Practice. . His name appears more than 1300 times in Pubmed, and his work has been cited more than 230,000 times; his H-index is 185.