Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust. After graduating from the University of Cambridge, trained in Cambridge, Yorkshire (based at St James's, Leeds) and the West Midlands. PhD in molecular genetics from the University of Birmingham. Colorectal Surgery Fellow in Auckland, New Zealand 2006 incorporating laparoscopic and pelvic floor work. Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth 2007 – 2018.