Peter W. Hellings (°1971) is Professor in Otorhinolaryngology at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, and at the Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Following his doctoral thesis, he combined clinical work in the field of Rhinology, with guidance of several PhD fellows in research on airway immunology, sinus disease and rhinoplasty. His scientific work has been awarded several national and international scientific prizes. At present, he is the Secretary General of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, national delegate for Belgium of the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, and member of the editorial board of Allergy, Rhinology, Clinical Translational Allergy and International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology. He is the course director of the European rhinoplasty course in Brussels ‘Excellence in Rhinoplasty’ (www.excellenceinrhinoplasty.be), and the international course in Modern Rhinoplasty Techniques in Amsterdam. In addition, he is an active member of the international EPOS (European Position Paper on Polyps and Chronic Rhinosinusitis) and the ARIA (Allergic Rhinitis and its’ Impact on Asthma) committee of experts.