Doctor Alexandre Mottrie graduated in 1988 from the School of Medicine at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. He completed his residency in 1994 at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany where he was a staff member till 1996. Since 1996, he is urologist in the O.L.V.-Clinic in Aalst, Belgium. His major urological interests are urological oncology and minimal invasive surgery. At his department, he developed laparoscopic and robotic surgery to become training centre in this field. He has authored multiple scientific papers and organised several international congresses in these fields.