Prof. Dr. Sándor Kukovics has spent 40 years at the Research Institute for Animal Breeding and Nutrition (Herceghalom, Hungary), being responsible for the small ruminants sector. He also edited 30 books, published more than 1,000 articles and has licences for 4 products. Besides research work, he has been taking part in undergraduate and further education from various universities (in Debrecen, Mosonmagyaróvár, Gödöllő, and Kaposvár). Since 1996 he has acted as the President of the Hungarian Sheep and Goat Dairying Public Utility Association. He is also the Executive Manager of Sheep and Goat Products’ Board and Inter-professional Organisation since 2010. Between 2015 and 2019, he served as the Vice President of the EU COPA-COGECA Working Party on Sheep and Goats, and he has been a member of the Board of Directors of the International Goat Association since 2016. As an expert, he has been taking part in the activities of several special groups in the EU working with small ruminants since 2004.