Berthold Koletzko is Professor of Paediatrics at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Germany and heads the Div. Metabolic & Nutritional Medicine at Dr. von Hauner Children’s Hospital, Univ. of Munich Medical Centre. Bert has authored more than 850 journal articles (Times Cited >16 000, H-index 63), 202 book chapters, and 34 books/monographies. His research is funded by the European Commission, the European Research Council, the German Research Council, and other public funding bodies. He serves as Co-ordinator, EU FP7 EarlyNutrition Project (project-earlynutrition.eu), Managing Director, Early Nutrition Academy (www.early-nutrition.org), Chair, Committee on Nutrition, German Society Paediatrics (dgkj.de), Chair of the Scientific Board of the German Government supported Network Young Families, Member of the German National Breastfeeding Committee, Immediate Past-President, European Society Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition (espghan.org), President, Federation of International Societies of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition (espghan.org) and Member of the Councils of United European Gastroenterology (ueg.eu), European Pediatric Association (epa-unepsa.org), The International Society for Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (dohadsoc.org), and The International Society for Research in Human Milk and Lactation (isrhml.net/). He is Editor in Chief of Annals Nutrition & Metabolism and of World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics, and Associate Editor of Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metabol Care and of Monatsschrift Kinderheilkunde. He has served as Scientific Advisor to the German Federal Government, the Innovation Initiative of the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, the European Commission, the European Parliament, the World Health Organisation, and several other national and international organisations and governmental bodies.