Pierre Singer has over 30 years of clinical and academic experience. He was born in France attending medical school at the Louis Pasteur Faculty of Medicine of Strasbourg (France). Since 1995 he has been the Director of the General Intensive Care Department, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel. Since 2006, Dr. Singer has also been Head of the Institute of Nutrition Research at Rabin Medical Center, Director of the Metabolism Laboratory at the Felsenstein Medical Research Center and Professor of Anesthesia and Intensive Care at the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University. Dr. Singer was President of the Israel Society of Intensive Care Medicine (2000-2004), Israel Society for Clinical Nutrition (ISCN) from 2005-2009. More recently, Dr. Singer held positions as Chairman of the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Sackler school of medicine, Tel Aviv University (2009-2013), and Chairman of the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) (2010-2014). He maintains memberships in numerous scientific and professional associations as well as appointments in multiple professional and administrative committees. He has been appointed as associate editor, section editor or co-editor in various journals such as Intensive Care Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition Experimental, Nutrition or JPEN. From 2002, he has been the Chairman of the Annual Israel Nutrition Week. His research interests center around nutrition and metabolism, sepsis, respiratory disorders & technologies. Dr. Singer has supervised more than 50 clinical and academic research theses. He has received numerous awards and grants throughout his career. He is co-author of the teaching modules on Nutrition in the ICU from ESPEN (LLL) and ESICM (PACT) as well as of the ESPEN 2000 Parenteral Nutrition in the ICU guidelines. Dr. Singer has presented over 250 lectures, and had more than 200 invited papers at scientific meetings. He has published more than 125 original articles, 30 review articles, 23 book chapters, and 175 abstracts. He is the editor of a recent book entitled: Nutrition in the ICU: Beyond Physiology.