Anders Sönnerborg MD, PhD, is professor in clinical virology and infectious diseases at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, since 1998 and chair of both departments since 2012. He is also senior consultant at the Department of Infectious Diseases as well as the Department of Clinical Microbiology at the Karolinska University Hospital. He is chairman of the board of Centre for HIV Research at Karolinska Institutet and director of R&D for HIV research at Karolinska University Hospital. Prof Sönnerborg started his work as an HIV physician in 1983 and defended his thesis on HIV in the central nervous system, in 1989 at Karolinska Institutet. He has thereafter continued his research on HIV and hepatitis C with special focus on antiviral therapy and pathogenesis and has published more than >390 peer-reviewed articles with >11 000 citations, H-index 60. More than 40 research students has graduated under his supervision. Under his supervision as the Director of the Swedish HIV cohort, Sweden reached as the first country in the world the UNAIDS/WHO goal of 90-90-90. Professor Sönnerborg has a wide international network within HIV research. He is consultant to the Swedish National Board of Health Welfare, Swedish Medical Product Agency, to the European Center for Disease control, member of the Scientific advisory group in antivirals/HIV at the European Medicines Agency, consultant to WHO in Eastern Europe and member of the WHO HIVResNet working group.