Savvas Andronikou [MBBCh (Wits), FCRad (Diagn) (SA), FRCR (Lond), PhD (UCT)] is a pediatric radiologist, Full Professor at both the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg and the University of Cape Town. He supervises over 60 masters and PhD students, has authored over 150 Medline indexed and 85 alternatively indexed papers, and authored 4 books. He was previously HOD of Radiology at Red Cross Children’s Hospital, Johannesburg Hospital and Tygerberg Hospital and he has held Chairs in Radiology at the Universities of Stellenbosch and Witwatersrand. He has received research awards from the College of Radiologists of South Africa, Stellenbosch University and University of the Witwatersrand. Other awards include scholarships of the Radiological Society of North America (Advanced Neuroimaging at the Columbia Medical Centre, NYC), the Derek Harwood Nash scholarship (Neuroimaging at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto Ca) and more recently Honorary Membership of the Society of Pediatric Radiology in 2013. He has served as councilor, secretary and president of the College of Radiologists of South Africa for more than one term. He was also founding chairman of the South African Society of Pediatric Imaging and African Society of Pediatric Imaging. In association with the World Federation of Pediatric Imaging he manages and performs volunteer work including that for Medecins Sans Frontiers and runs a volunteer group of tele-readers. His main focus areas are pediatric neuro-imaging, chest imaging and research in TB and HIV. Education and training of radiologists and non-radiologists in image interpretation are his passion projects for the African continent.