Edwin Claerebout graduated from Ghent University in 1990. After a short stay in a mixed practice in the UK, he started working at the Laboratory of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, where he obtained his PhD in veterinary sciences in 1998. He became lecturer at Ghent University in 2001 and full professor in 2010. Since 2003 he is a Diplomate of the European Veterinary Parasitology College (EVPC) and he served as the EVPC treasurer (2009-2015), vice-president (2015-2018) and president (2018-2021). He lectures on various topics in veterinary parasitology, but his main area of expertise is parasitic diseases of livestock. Since 2008 he’s a board member of the Benelux branch of the European Scientific Counsel Companion Animal Parasites (ESCCAP).