Wouter H. Hendriks, Ph.D., holds the chair of Animal Nutrition at the Department of Animal Science of Wageningen University and the chair of Nutrition at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands. In his current capacity, he manages and directs active research programs examining aspects of general mammalian and avian nutrition and physiology. His main expertise is focussed in the area of protein nutrition, digestive physiology and comparative nutrition. He is currently an editorial board member of 2 international journals related to animal nutrition and feeds. He received his Ingenieur degree in Animal Nutrition from Wageningen University and his Ph.D. in Monogastric Nutritional Physiology from Massey University in New Zealand. Recently he was appointed as the Dean of Research at Wageningen University and Research.