Dr Jennifer Jones is the current Director of Preventive Medicine and Cardiovascular Health for the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at the National University of Ireland and the Director of Education and Training for the National Institute for Prevention and Cardiovascular Health in Galway, Ireland. She is also a Reader in Physiotherapy at Brunel University, London. She is a recognized leader in cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation in the United Kingdom, where she has served as President to both the British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (BACPR) and the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Cardiac Rehabilitation (ACPICR). She has over > 20 years clinical experience in cardiovascular disease prevention rehabilitation and continues to maintain a clinical caseload in conjunction with teaching and research. Jennifer is one of the Emerging Leaders of the World Heart Federation (2017 cohort) and is the current Chair of the Congress Programme Committee for the European Society of Cardiology Association of Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (ACNAP). Her research interests include non-communicable disease prevention and control with a special interest in cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation, lifestyle medicine, health-behaviour change and health promotion approaches to cardiovascular health and diabetes prevention.