Trained in Stoke Mandeville, Oxford, London and the USA. Consultant Surgeon in Spinal Injuries Midland Centre for Spinal Injuries since 1983. Chairman of the British Association of Spinal Cord Injury Specialists 1999-2006. President International Spinal Cord Society 2008-2010. President of Transhouse charity offering temporary housing to individuals with SCI and other physical disabilities. Paul Harris Fellow. Freeman of the Borough of Oswestry. Obtained the "Hospital Doctor" innovation award in 2005.