Davide Spadaro is Associate Professor of Plant Pathology at the University of Torino (Italy) and Researcher at AGROINNOVA. Member of the Teaching Committee of the Ph.D. School in Biological Sciences and Applied Biotechnologies, University of Torino. Visiting Professor at the Thammasat University (Thailand) and at the University of Edinburgh (UK). Research fellow at the University of Lleida – IRTA (Spain) and at the University of Bonn (Germany). Secretary of the SM Committee Postharvest of the International Society of Plant Pathology. Member of the Council of the Italian Society of Plant Pathology. Member of the Accademia di Agricoltura di Torino. Member of the WG Postharvest and WG Nuts of the Italian Society for Horticultural Science. His research spans from plant disease to sustainable crop protection, including biological control, from food safety (mycotoxins, human pathogens on plants) to food security (postharvest losses), from plant pathogen diagnostics to plant-pathogen interactions. He has worked on several European and national projects, including EMPHASIS (Horizon 2020–SFS), TESTA (FP7), PLANTFOODSEC (FP7), BIOGREENHOUSE (COST Action), SUSAFRUIT (LIFE+), Sustainable Crop Protection (TEMPUS), PROMSTAP (Interreg IIIC), Organic Farming (ASIA-LINK), MYNAPT (EFSA). Member of the Organizing or Scientific Committee of 7 international congresses. Session Chair at 5 international congresses. Invited speaker at 7 international congresses. He has published over 500 papers. He is author of 8 book chapters and 4 patents. His 95 papers on international Journals have been cited over 1,800 times, his H-index is 24.