Alexandre Mottrie is Professor of Urology and Director of the Department of Urology at the OLV Hospital Aalst, Belgium. He is CEO of ORSI Academy, a innovation center in Medtech, former president of the Society of Robotic Surgeons (SRS), past-president of the Belgian Laparoscopic Urology Group (BLUG) and Editor of the Surgery-in-Motion Section of European Urology (IF >20). He is a pioneer in robotic surgery and developed different procedures in robotic surgery. Prof. Mottrie trained numerous colleagues from all over Europe and beyond in the field of robotic surgery. With over 5000 robotic procedures, he has one of the largest experiences in that field. He received the “Golden Telescope Award” at the Hamlyn Symposium of the Imperial College in London (20/06/2015), the “Saint-Pauls’ medal” from BAUS in Glasgow (25/06/2019) and the “John Wickham Award” from ERUS in Düsseldorf (7/11/2022) for lifetime achievements in the robotic field.