Professor of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Chairman of Department, and Operating Room Coordinator in the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Hôpital Nord, Aix Marseille University, Marseille, France. He is a current member of the ICU Committee of the French Society of Anesthesia and Resuscitation (FSAR) and a past member of FSAR’s Guideline Committee. He is also a member of the European Society of Anesthesiology (ESA) Practice Guidelines Committee and has served on the ESA ICU Committee. Since 2011 Dr. Leone has been co-editor of the journal Annales Françaises d’Anesthésie et de Réanimation, and he is also a reviewer for many other leading journals. He is the author of more than 160 articles in PubMed-cited journals.