Christophe Blockeel is Medical Director of the Centre for Reproductive Medicine at University Hospital Brussels in Belgium, and a visiting professor at the University of Zagreb, Croatia, at the School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. He was the president of the Belgian Society for Reproductive Medicine from 2017 until 2020. Professor Blockeel graduated from the University of Ghent, Belgium, in 2000 and became a specialist in obstetrics and gynaecology in 2005. In 2008, he was recognised as a subspecialist in reproductive medicine and surgery by the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology and the European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. He completed his PhD in 2012 with a thesis entitled ‘The optimisation of the follicular phase in GnRH antagonist cycles’ and became a professor at the Free Brussels University in the same year. Professor Blockeel has worked in the field of fertility for several years, with an interest primarily in reproductive endocrinology. He has published more than 125 papers in peer-reviewed journals and lectured at numerous international meetings.