Sven Bulterijs has studied biochemistry and biotechnology at the University of Ghent (Belgium) and has worked as a researcher at Yale University (lab of David Spiegel). He is one of the founding members of the Belgian NGO Heales and continues to serve as its co-president & CSO. Heales is the largest non-profit organization in Continental Europe promoting and advocating scientific research into longevity and biogerontology. He has published multiple peer-reviewed papers and has delivered invited lectures at multiple international conferences. Sven Bulterijs has also served as the main organizer of the biennial conference series “Eurosymposium on Healthy Ageing” (EHA) that will enter in its fourth edition this year.