Professor H. Peter Soyer is an academic dermatologist with over 30 years’ experience in the field. He is considered a pioneer in the field of dermoscopy of pigmented skin lesions, leading the development of the classification system currently used worldwide. He has contributed to Australian Government guidelines on melanoma management. Since relocating to Australia in 2007, Professor Soyer has achieved over $15M in research funding for UQ for translational melanoma research. He is dedicated to increasing dermatological services to poorly supported rural areas by establishing a state-wide store-and-forward teledermatology service, and performing outreach visits to remote communities within Queensland.