Born in Kranj, Slovenia in 1986. 2005-2010: studied Food Science and Technology at the Biotechnical faculty of the University of Ljubljana (BF UL), 2010-2015: PhD in Biosciences, major in Nutrition (BF UL). Employment: 2010-2015: junior researcher at the Division of Paediatrics at the University Medical Centre Ljubljana (UKCLJ), 2015-present: clinical dietician (UKCLJ); 2015-2018: teaching assistant with PhD in Nutrition (BF UL), 2018-present: Assistant Professor in Nutrition (BF UL). Pedagogical work: elected Assistant Professor in Nutrition for the period 2018-2023. He teaches three subjects at BSc level, one at MSc level and one at PhD level at BF UL and two subjects at BSc level and one at MSc level at University of Maribor. He supervised 11 bachelors’ theses and 7 masters’ theses. Research work: he has been involved in three research projects. The research work includes the study of the effects of human nutrition in the first 8000 days of life on longevity and the incidence of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular and other chronic diseases. Bibliography: he published 41 scientific and professional papers and presented his work at numerous scientific and professional conferences (118). His complete bibliography can be found here. Additionally: In 2016, he founded an Institute for Nutritional programming. In 2017, he became a member of the European Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. He organises the annual Simčič Symposium together with MSc nutrition students.