Ntobeko Ntusi is a cardiologist and a Professor of Medicine, currently appointed as the Chair and Head of Medicine at the University of Cape Town (UCT) and Groote Schuur Hospital, where he also provides the Clinical Lead for cardiovascular magnetic resonance. He is a Principal Investigator based at the Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa and the Cape Universities Body Imaging Centre as well as a Collaborating Investigator at the Wellcome Centre for Infectious Diseases Research in Africa. He is the Founding Director of the Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Congress of South Africa. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the South African Heart Journal, an Associate Editor of Circulation, and a frequent Guest Editor of the South African Medical Journal. He has been actively engaged and contributed to improved understanding of cardiomyopathy, inflammatory heart disease, HIV-associated cardiovascular disease and heart failure in South Africa and globally.