Prof. Olivier Verborgt is a shoulder surgeon and chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology at AZ Monica in Antwerp, Belgium. After his studies and specialization in orthopedics at the University of Antwerp, he sub-specialized in shoulder surgery completing fellowships in Clinique Jouvenet in Paris and Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. He was responsible for shoulder surgery in AZ St Lucas in Bruges between 2005 and 2011. In october 2011 he joined the Orthopaedic Surgery Department of AZ Monica in Antwerp and became consultant at the University Hospital of Antwerp and guest professor at the University of Antwerp. He is the past-president of the Belgian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (BVOT) and is member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Society (ASES). In SECEC, he has co-chaired the closed meeting in 2016 in Antwerp. He is the current national delegate for Belgium, has served in several committees and will now chair the membership committee.