Stefan Schneeberger currently serves as the Deputy Director of the Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery and Head of the Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery Program at the Innsbruck Medical University. He received his medical degree from the Leopold Franzens University and was later appointed a faculty position at the Medical University of Innsbruck. He spent 6 years working at the University of Pittsburgh and the Johns Hopkins University in research and clinical positions at the level of Assistant and Associate Professor. He also obtained an Executive MBA in general management at the executive level from the St. Gallen University in Switzerland. Professor Schneeberger served on numerous advisory boards for the pharmaceutical and engineering industry and builds on an extensive clinical trial experience. His clinical work focuses mainly on ischaemia/reperfusion injury, machine perfusion, vascularised composite allotransplantation and rejection. Over 185 original publications, numerous reviews and book chapters and research funding exceeding 6.5M USD document his scientific work. He actively contributed to several medical associations, was the founder and first president of the American Society for Reconstructive Transplantation and the VCA Committee of ESOT. He is the immediate Past President of ESOT (European Society for Organ Transplantation) and serves as reviewer in numerous scientific journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet, Nature, Nature Medicine, Nature Biotechnology and Nature Communications.