Carlos Cáceres is Professor of Public Health at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) in Lima. He has an MD degree from UPCH and an MPH and PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. He founded the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Sexuality, AIDS and Society at UPCH and was its Director until he was appointed Vice-President for Research at UPCH in 2021. For more than 20 years, he has led studies on HIV and sexual health with populations of men who have sex with men, trans women and people living with HIV, as well as the Peru components of the C-POL Trial and ImPrEP. Carlos has also focused on social drivers, structural interventions and human rights and served as a consultant to UN bodies. He is the founder and Past President of the International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society and a member of the IAS Governing Council (2010-14), WHO Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (2012-16) and Global Fund Technical Review Panel (2014-18). Carlos has over 200 peer-reviewed publications.