Edwin Claerebout graduated from Ghent University in 1990. After a short stay in a mixed practice in the UK, he started working at the Laboratory of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, where he obtained his PhD in veterinary sciences (bovine parasitology) in 1998. He became lecturer at Ghent University in 2001 and full professor in 2010. Since 2003 he is a diplomate of the European Veterinary Parasitology College (EVPC) and since 2008 he serves as a board member of the Benelux branch of the European Scientific Counsel Companion Animal Parasites (ESSCAP). He lectures on various topics in veterinary parasitology, but his main area of expertise is gastrointestinal parasites of domestic animals.