Anna Maria Geretti, MD, PhD, FRCPath, is Professor of Virology & Infectious Diseases at the Institute of Infection & Global Health of the University of Liverpool, and Honorary Consultant at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, where she consults on virus infections, sees patients with HIV or chronic viral hepatitis, teaches and conducts research. She trained in Italy, the Netherlands, and the UK and has a special interest in HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C infection. In these areas she contributes to the educational, scientific, and guideline-formulation activities of national and international specialist societies and advisory bodies including the British HIV Association, the British Association for HIV and Sexual Health, and the European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS). She was elected to the EACS Governing Board in 2009 and in 2012 was elected EACS Secretary. She is also a founding member of the recently formed British Society for NanoMedicine. Her research interests focus on antiviral therapy and drug-resistance, virus genetic variability, viral co-infections and molecular diagnostics. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles, editorials, reviews and book-chapters, runs capacity building programmes for resource-limited countries and enthusiastically shares her expertise to train doctors and scientists.