Prof. K. Srinath Reddy is President, Public Health Foundation of India and is a cardiologist and epidemiologist. He has served as Visiting/Adjunct Professor at Harvard and Emory Universities. He has served on many WHO expert panels & was the President of the World Heart Federation. He chaired the High Level Expert Group on Universal Health Coverage for the Planning Commission of India and co-chairs the Thematic Group on Health for the Sustainable Solutions Development Network. He has published more than 500 scientific papers. His several honours include WHO Director General’s Award and Luther Terry Medal of American Cancer Society for outstanding contributions to global tobacco control and the Queen Elizabeth Medal for health promotion. He has received honorary doctorates from the University of London, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Lausanne, NTR Health Services, ILBS University.