Prof Nikhilesh R Vaid is the President of the World Federation of Orthodontists. He is also a member of the Edward H Angle Society of Orthodontists- North Atlantic Component. He is a former Professor and Vice-Dean of the European University College in Dubai, UAE and has a Private Practice in Dubai and Mumbai, India. He has widely published and edited journals including the "Seminars in Orthodontics" on four occasions and was the Editor in Chief of “ APOS Trends in Orthodontics" from 2010-20. He’s currently Editor Emeritus of the same. He's published more than 100 peer-reviewed papers and textbook chapters and has lectured in more than 45 countries around the world. The important forums at which he has lectured include the AAO Annual Sessions, the International Orthodontic Congresses and many more.Prof Vaid's current areas of interest are Evidence-Based Protocols, Technology, Aligners and Rx effects and Management Protocols. He is passionate about Bollywood, Modern Indian Art, Cricket, Single Malt Whiskies and of course Orthodontics. His mission is to encourage global collaboration in the profession through leadership, advocacy and voluntary service towards professional societies.