Prof. Dr Tomris Ozben, Lab. Specialist, Ph.D., D.Sc. is the current Treasurer of IFCC and member of the Board of Directors of IFCC Foundation for Emerging Nations (FEN) and past-President of Balkan Clinical Laboratory Federation (BCLF). Over her tenure at Akdeniz University, she has been the Director of Central Laboratory, Akdeniz University Hospital, Vice Rector and Head of the Dept. of Clinical Biochemistry. Her interests include identification of early biomarkers for diagnosis and prognosis of cancer, and cardiovascular diseases, development and validation of new tests, quality control, teaching, mentoring, research and laboratory management. She has been Chair or Member in many Scientific Organizations. She has been member of the Editorial Boards of several Scientific Journals. She has published over 160 papers, 10 book chapters, edited several books and invited to speak at many international conferences.