Dr Kaustuv Bhattacharya is a paediatrician trained in the United Kingdom. His metabolic training was in London at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. He completed a fellowship in metabolic medicine and newborn screening in Sydney, and completed a clinical research MD in glycogen storage diseases with the late Dr. Philip Lee from the University of London. His work also led to a new carbohydrate therapy for glycogen storage disease being developed and marketed. Dr Bhattacharya was involved in the management of the 1500 adults at The Charles Dent Metabolic Unit, London for several years. He moved to Sydney, Australia in June 2008, where he is now practicing as a specialist paediatric metabolic physician. He is head of the genetic metabolic disorders service of the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network and convenor of the International Congress of Metabolism to be hosted at ICC in 2021. He is also the Chair of the International Organising Committee for international metabolic conferences. He has published over 50 papers and book chapters and maintains research interest in disorders of energy metabolism requiring dietary manipulation.