Steven Laureys, MD PhD, is an award-winning neurologist and neuroscientist, recognised worldwide as a leading clinician and researcher in the field of the neurology of consciousness. He is head of the GIGA Consciousness Research Unit and Brain Clinic of the University and University Hospital of Liège in Belgium, and Professor at the CERVO Brain Centre at Laval University, Canada. He is in demand as a speaker and the approachable expert of brain science.
Professor Laureys has received awards from the European Academy of Neurology, the European Academy of Sciences, the German Max Planck Society and the US Society of Cognitive Neuroscience. He is the former president of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness and has published over 500 scientific articles on the workings of the human mind. Steven has five children and is the author of three popular books.