Prof. Dr. Elena Ibañez is a Full Research Professor at the Institute of Food Science Research (CIAL) belonging to the CSIC in Madrid, Spain. She received her PhD in Analytical Chemistry at the UAM, Spain and carried out her postdoctoral training at Brigham Young University, USA and at the University of California at Davis, USA. Elena’s main activity includes the study and development of new green extraction processes based on the use of compressed fluids to isolate and analyze bioactive compounds from natural sources such as food and agricultural by-products, plants and algae. She has received different national and international awards, co-authored more than 295 publications, 35 book chapters and 10 patents. Awarded as one of the 50 top women in Analytical Chemistry (2016 Power List, the Analytical Scientist, October, 2016) and one of the 10 Top 10s in Analytical Chemistry in the category of Public Defenders (2017 Power List, the Analytical Scientist, October, 2017). She has co-supervised 17 PhD thesis and supervised more than 40 foreigner students and postdocs. She is Editor of Journal of Supercritical Fluids, Contributing Editor of TrAC-Trends in Analytical Chemistry and Specialty Chief Editor of Frontiers in Nutrition (Nutrition and Food Science Technology) and Editor-in-Chief of Exploration of Foods and Foodomics.