Dr. Saeed Sadiq Hamid, MD, FRCP is Professor, Department of Medicine and Director of the Clinical Trials Unit at The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan. He formerly served as Chair, Department of Medicine from 2008-2018. He trained in Medicine and Gastroenterology in the UK, and in Hepatology at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, USA. He has been Vice President, Pakistan Society of Gastroenterology and President of the Pakistan Society for the Study of Liver Diseases (PSSLD). He has also been a member of the Guidelines and Publications Committee of World Gastroenterology Organization, member of the Executive Council of the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL) from 2006-2010 and has chaired the WHO Guidelines Development Group for Hepatitis C in 2015 and again in 2017. He is currently Member Governing Council, World Gastroenterology Organization (WGO), Co-Chair of Coalition to Eradicate Viral Hepatitis FROM Asia-Pacific (CEVHAP) and Member of Oversight Committee, EndHep2030. His main research interests are viral hepatitis and Liver Failure. He has been an author on over 150 peer reviewed publications and three book chapters. His current work involves HCV micro-elimination projects in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. He has mentored a number of postgraduate GI trainees, PhD and other graduate students.