Dr. Stéphane Bermon is the Director of the Health and Science Department at World Athletics. He also works as a Sports Physician (MD) and Exercise Physiologist (PhD) at the Monaco Institute of Sports Medicine and Surgery. Stéphane holds a Specialised Master (Ecole Centrale de Paris) in Health Engineering. He is or has been a medical advisor for several International Federations (UIM, IBSF) and Anti-Doping Organisations. Stéphane is the author and co-author of more than 80 books or peer-reviewed scientific publications. He is 57 years old and was a professional snowboarder in the early ages.