Professor Jalid Sehouli is currently the Director of Department of Gynaecology, Charité Campus, Virchow-Klinikum and the head of the gynecological cancer center of the Charité in Berlin, Germany. He plays an active role in many key societies and is a Board Member of the German Gynaecological Oncology Working Group (AGO) as well as a chair of the official ovarian cancer guideline commission for AGO. He is also an Official German Member of the Gynaecologic Cancer Intergroup (GCIG) and a founder member, board member and Secretary of the North-Eastern German Society of Gynaecological Oncology. He has published extensively in the area of gynaecological oncology and serves on the advisory board of numerous journals including the International Journal of Gynaecological Oncology and Onkologie as well as a reviewer for many important international journals. Furthermore, he founded the German Foundation for Ovarian cancer to improve the information for patients and their relatives. In this context, he published various brochures and movies in different languages.