Lluís Serra Majem. He was born in Barcelona in 1959. He is a Doctor of Medicine, Doctor in Nutrition and Specialist in Preventive Medicine and Public Health.
In 1995 he joined the Chair of Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria,
where he is Director of the University Institute of Biomedical and Health Research and of the Nutrition Research Group, and Holder of the UNESCO Chair on Local Systems of Health and Food Systems.
He is the founder and President of the Spanish Academy of Nutrition, the Foundation for Nutritional Research, the NGO Nutrition Without Borders and the International Foundation of Mediterranean Diet. He founded and presided from 2006 to 2012 the Mediterranean Diet Foundation. He has published 70 books and 485 scientific articles indexed with an impact factor of more than 2000 and a index H of 74. He has directed 44 doctoral theses and has organized several international congresses, highlighting the I and III World Congress of Public Health Nutrition.