Born: Liverpool 1944
Lives and practices in London

University & Medical Qualifications; Registration
MA Natural Sciences:  Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge 1963-66
MB, BCh:  Guy’s Hospital / Cambridge University 1966-69
MRCP (UK) 1972
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London 1984
Fellow of the Institute of Sports Medicine 1990

Masters in Health Management Course: City University, London 1993-1996

General Medical Council No. 1437238. Specialist Register: Neurology

Current/Recent  Posts
Consultant Neurologist, National Hospital for Neurology &
Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London (UCLH NHS Foundation Trust) 1996-2006
Honorary Consultant Neurologist,
National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery 2006 - Current
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, UCL  Institute of Neurology 1996 - Current
Consultant Neurologist, Whipps Cross Hospital, Wanstead 1983 - 2006

Elected Member of Council, Royal College of Physicians, 2001-4, 05-8
Trustee, Royal College of Physicians 2007 - 2009

Previous Posts
Consultant Neurologist, St Bartholomew’s Hospital (London)
1976 - 1996

Consultant Neurologist, Basildon, Orsett, Oldchurch & South Ockenden 1979-81
Clinical Director of Neurosciences, St Bartholomew’s Hospital 1993 - 1996

President: British Mountaineering Council 2007 - 2009
Elected President, representing 70,000 members nationally. I was integral to the progress of mountaineering becoming an Olympic sport. I represented the BMC at the Prime Minister’s invitation to British mountaineers to
10 Downing Street in October 2009.  Responsibilities included chairing the BMC National Council, the Executive Committee, and ensuring overall financial stability. My work involved liasing with Government, the Sports Council, Sport England and the Central Council for Physical Recreation.