Professor Daniel Cherqui is currently Professor of Surgery at Universite Paris-Sud and Surgical Director of Liver Transplantation at the Paul Brousse Hospital in Villejuif-Paris. He is an internationally renowned expert in liver transplantation and liver resection. Professor Cherqui has published extensively and is considered one of the pioneers of laparoscopic liver surgery. Professor Cherqui received his surgical training at the University of Paris and completed a liver transplant fellowship in Prof. Henri Bismuth’s Unit in 1986 and at the University of Chicago in Prof. Christoph Broelsch’s Unit in 1987. In 1988, he was recruited to start a Liver Transplantation and HPB Surgery Programme at the Henri Mondor Hospital in Creteil-Paris, where he became Chairman of General Surgery in 2005. In 2010 he moved to Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York, USA, as Chief of HPB Surgery and Liver Transplantation. In 2013, Professor Cherqui returned to France and joined Paul Brousse Hospital, home to the largest liver transplant programme in France.