Matriculated Christ Church, Oxford 1978 and awarded Bachelor of Arts (Oxon) (June 1981). Clinical training at the John Radcliffe Hospital leading to BM BChir (June 1984). House officer jobs at JRII and Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, Anatomy demonstrator and prosector at Cambridge University and SHO jobs at JRII, Frenchay/Southmead hospital, Bristol leading to FRCS (Eng) (Nov 1988). Registrar at Princess of Wales hospital, Bridgend on Mid Glamorgan rotation, Research at UCLA leading to Doctor of Medicine (Oxon) (Oct 1991). Registrar training at Norfolk and Norwich hospital and Frenchay hospital Bristol. SR at Exeter and BRI on SW rotation leading to European Certificate of Specialist Training (July 1995) and Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (Nov 1995). Hunterian Professorship 1995 and appointed Consultant surgeon at RCHT Nov 1995. Interest in teaching, education and training: Educational Supervisor (1996 – present), Clinical Supervisor (1996 – present), College tutor (2002-7), Consultant Appraiser (2002 – 2011), Honorary University fellow PMS (2004 – present), Clinical Tutor (2005 – 2011), Deanery advisor and Associate Postgraduate Dean (2003 – 2011), Postgraduate Certificate of Education (Plymouth University)(Oct 2002). Increasingly involved in management: GI Specialty Lead (2008 – 2011), Chairman of Surgical Division Governance Committee (2008 - 2011), Divisional Director of Surgery, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Head and Neck surgery and Dermatology (2011 – present). I continue to undertake research with >40 publications and >50 presentations and help both registrars (MSc students) and PMS students (research SSUs) in research activities.