Graduate of University College Dublin. Consultant and Senior Lecturer Cardiff 1990-1994, subsequently in Leeds. Previous Hon Sec and President of ABS. Past member of SAC. Co-initiator of National Oncoplastic Training Scheme. Past Chair YCN Breast Cancer Group. Core Member Sentinel Node Training and Introduction in UK. Author/co-author 120+ peer reviewed papers. Appointed Hon Clinical Associate Professor Univ of Leeds 2013. Current Chair of NCRAS Breast Cancer Expert Advisory Group (and previously NCIN Breast SSCRG). Chair of National Audit of Breast Cancer in Older Patients (NABCOP) Clinical Steering Group. Committed trainer, trialist and researcher.