Prof. Javier Escaned is Head of the Interventional Cardiology Section at Hospital Clinico San Carlos / Complutense University (Madrid, Spain). He trained in the United Kingdom as specialist and obtained his PhD in The Netherlands. Author of >600 indexed scientific articles on interventional cardiology, imaging and physiology (h-index 74) and over 30 years of experience as PCI operator, he regularly lectures and performs live cases at major scientific and educational meetings. Editorial track record: Deputy Editor EHJ, Advisory Editor Eurointervention, textbooks “Coronary Stenosis: Imaging, Structure and Physiology” and “Physiological Assessment of Coronary Stenoses and the Microcirculation". Recent ESC positions include EAPCI board / Education Committee Chair, ESC WG Coronary Pathophysiology and Microcirculation. Recent trials as PI include ADVISE II, DEFINE FLAIR, SYNTAX II, REVEAL and DCR4 Contrast. In 2022 he received the ESC Silver Medal and the Andreas Grüntzig Award.