Did basic surgical training in Birmingham from 2002-2004, following which got involved in research from University College London whilst performing clinical work at Royal Free Hospital. This led to the award of MD (2005-2007). Entered higher surgical training with colorectal surgery as a specialist interest in South West Thames region of London Deanery, finishing in 2013 to obtain a CCT. Did one year of post-CCT Fellowship in peritoneal malignancy and laparoscopic colorectal surgery at Basingstoke Hospital. Started first consultant job at Epsom-St Helier Hospital in 2014.