Luca S Belli is Head of the Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology at the Niguarda-Hospital in Milan. After obtaining his medical degree in Milan, he specialised in Nephrology and Hepatology. He was deeply involved in the development of the LT program at the Niguarda-Hospital from its start. Currently, the LT team of Niguarda runs one of largest programs in Italy, with 120 transplant performed per year and around 2000 transplants overall. He has been involved in ESOT since September 2011, initially as ELITA board member and more recently as ELITA treasurer. He co-organized two ELITA-monothematic conferences on the management of LT candidates and recipients with Hepatitis-C and Hepatitis-B infection which generated Clinical Practice Guidelines. He served AISF from 2011 through 2015 as board member of the Permanent-Transplant-Commission. Since 2014, he is responsible of the Educational program of the Master in Medicine of Liver Transplantation at the Bicocca University of Milan.