Panagiotis Selviaridis was born in Northern Greece. He graduated from the Medical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with distinction. After finishing his residency programme in the AHEPA University Hospital he presented his PhD thesis on Hydrocephalus in the same University. He trained in minimally invasive techniques-neuroendoscopy in Meinz and Nijmegen (professors Perneczky and Grotenhuis). He is full Professor of Neurosurgery at AHEPA University Hospital and he received the JRAAC Accreditation for the residency training programme, as program director in 2007. Main fields of interest and research include neuro-oncology, skull base surgery, minimally invasive techniques, spine surgery and neuroendoscopy. Member and Senior Officer in several Professional Societies: past president – member of executive and scientific committees of the Hellenic Neurosurgical Society, National delegate in the UEMS, National Delegate and member of the liaison committee/training committee/research committee of the EANS, member of the Spine Committee WFNS. He organized 14 international workshops and seminars and was the local organizer of the EANS Research course in 2005 and EANS Training course in 2010. Local organizer of the EANS Congress of 2016 in Athens.