Stephane Berghmans is a Doctor in Veterinary Medicine with a Ph.D. in genetics and molecular biology. He was a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School, where he studied cancer at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. He moved to the drug discovery biotech sector in 2004 first in Cambridge (UK) and then Portland (USA) as Director of Biology. He joined the European Science Foundation in 2009 to head the Biomedical Sciences Unit, managing the European Medical Research Councils (EMRC) and focusing on science policy and strategy. Stephane joined the Global Academic Relations team at Elsevier a year ago where he oversees EU strategic initiatives, partnerships, and stakeholder needs.