Giuseppe Maltese became a specialist in Elderly Care Medicine in 2006 after spending one year as a Clinical Research Fellow in the Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in London. In 2009 he was appointed Research Fellow at the University of Cincinnati completing a PhD focused on the study of the age-related renal injury after haemorrhagic shock. In 2011 he returned to the United Kingdom to embark on Clinical Academic training following appointment as a Lecturer in Diabetes and Endocrinology at King’s College London. He is currently a Senior Specialist Registrar in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital and Honorary Clinical Lecturer in the Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine at King’s College London where he leads research projects and contributes to single and multicenter clinical trials as co-investigator. He has authored numerous articles in the field of diabetes, ageing and geriatric medicine in international peer reviewed journals and is a member of the Editorial Board of journals in the field of diabetes and endocrinology. Over the past 10 years he has been an invited speaker in several international conferences. In 2012 he was awarded the Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy after completing a 2-year Master level programme in medical education and contributed to teaching in both clinical and academic environments. His main clinical interests are in the management of diabetes related complications in young and elderly patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes and care of endocrine disorders.