Eugene McCloskey is Professor in Adult Bone Diseases in the Academic Unit of Bone Metabolism and Mellanby Centre for Bone Research at the University of Sheffield, and Director of the MRC Versus Arthritis Centre for Integrated research in Musculoskeletal Ageing (CIMA). In addition to clinical work, he has published over 430 peer-reviewed publications, book chapters and reviews and is an acknowledged authority in the fields of vertebral fracture definition, osteoporosis epidemiology and treatment, fracture risk assessment and bone health in cancer. He contributed to the development of the FRAX tool and the subsequent guideline from the National Osteoporosis Guideline Group. He is on a number of editorial boards and is a member of committees within organisations including the Boards of IOF and ESCEO, and is also the past president of the Bone Research Society. In 2016, he was awarded the IOF Medal of Achievement, presented annually to recognise an individual researcher who has significantly advanced the field of osteoporosis through original and outstanding scientific contributions. In 2018, he was honoured with the ECTS Philippe Bordier Award for a significant clinical contribution to the field of bone and calcified tissue.