President of the European Respiratory Society (2021/2022), Marc Humbert, MD, PhD, is Professor of Respiratory Medicine and Dean at the Université Paris-Saclay Faculty of Medicine in Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France. He is the Director of the French Pulmonary Hypertension Reference Centre, Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris. Marc Humbert was the Chief Editor of the European Respiratory Journal from 2013 to 2017 and he is currently Section Editor in charge of Pulmonary Vascular Medicine. He has received several distinctions including the 2018 ERS Award for Lifetime Achievement in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Since 2017, Marc Humbert is the vice-coordinator of the European Reference Network for rare and low prevalence respiratory diseases (ERN-LUNG). Since 2018, Clarivate Analytics has listed Marc Humbert as one of the world's highly cited researchers in the field of Clinical Medicine.