Alexander Eggermont is the Director General of Gustave Roussy Cancer Campus Grand Paris, Villejuif, France.
He is Professor of Oncology at the University Paris-Sud, Professor of Surgical Oncology and Professor of International Networking in Cancer Research at the Erasmus University Medical Centre in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He obtained his PhD thesis in tumor immunology and is a fellow of the NCI Surgery Branch (Head Steven Rosenberg).
Professor Eggermont is a past President of ECCO and the EORTC and past Chair of the EORTC Melanoma Group. He is acting President of the European Academy of Cancer Sciences (2010–2015) and is Chair of the International Jury for Comprehensive Cancer Centre Program in Germany.
He (co)authored more than 600 peer reviewed publications and is Editor in Chief of the European Journal of Cancer.