Professor Prins is a Key Opinion Leader in Diabetes and Endocrinology and a Clinician-Scientist with an international reputation. He has demonstrated sustained excellence in research, teaching/supervision and clinical care. In parallel, he holds leadership positions in both the health care and academic sectors, including as a Director of Metro South Hospital and health Service,with a budget of $1.9b. Professor Prins also has substantial commercialisation and industry experience, plus has ongoing roles in numerous funding agencies (particularly NHMRC) and NGOs. This includes publication, grant and fellowship reviews and scientific & clinical advisory roles for local, national and international organisations.