Dr. Michel Hermans studied medicine, general surgery and burn care in the Netherlands. He moved to the US as Medical Director International for ConvaTec. After his resignation in 2004 he started his own consulting company, focusing on Medical Devices and wound care. He is a national and international speaker and has published more than 200 posters, articles and book chapters on wound care, burn care and related issues. He is editor of a number of wound care, burn and biomaterial journals.