Prof. Ioannis Vogiatzis is an internationally recognised scientist in the area of pulmonary rehabilitation in respiratory disease. He contributes his expertise to educational and research curriculum development activities undertaken by the European Respiratory Society (ERS). Prof. Vogiatzis has co-authored 6 Official Position Statements on clinical exercise, and pulmonary rehabilitation in respiratory patients, which have been published by the American Thoracic and European Respiratory Societies. He is the Secretary of the Respiratory, Clinical Care and Physiology Assembly and member of the Digital Health Working Group of the ERS, a member for the COPD Development Group of the World Health Organisation Rehabilitation Programme, and member of the Specialist Advisory Group for Pulmonary Rehabilitation of the British Thoracic Society. Prof. Vogiatzis holds an Honorary Professorship with Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, and is a Visiting Professor at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens – Medical School.