Dr Corneel Vandelanotte is a Professorial Research Fellow and Director of the Centre for Physical Activity Studies at the Central Queensland University. Dr Vandelanotte’s research has a population-based approach to health behaviour change and is focussed on the development and evaluation of web- and app-based physical activity interventions. A/Prof Vandelanotte is an author on 136 peer-reviewed publications (Scopus h-index = 25, total citations = 2430) and has been awarded a total 7.1 million of competitive research money either as principal or co-investigator. He has received two prestigious research fellowships one in 2009 (Post-doctoral fellowship, co-funded by the Heart Foundation and NHMRC ($288k)) and one in 2015 (Future Leader Fellowship, funded by the Heart Foundation ($640k)). He has been named on three NHMRC Project Grants (in 2010, 2012 and 2014) and he is the lead investigator for one of these projects ($697k). Since 2014 he is a Section Editor for BMC Public Health and part of the Executive Committee of the International Society for Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA), as well as the Chair of a Special Interest Group within ISBNPA on e- & mHealth interventions. He has received several awards to recognise research excellence (e.g. Queensland Young Tall Poppy Science Award, Australian Sports Medicine Fellows Award, CQUniversity’s VC’s Award for Outstanding Researchers). His leadership skills have been demonstrated by successfully supervising his post-doctoral researchers to secure their own externally funded fellowships (3 NHMRC Post-doctoral Fellowships).