I am a consultant in upper GI and general surgery at the Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. I completed my higher surgical training in the Yorkshire Deanery and a Post-CCT Fellowship in advanced laparoscopic upper GI and bariatric surgery. My qualifications includes FRCS (Ireland), FRCS UGI-Eng, MSc Surgical Science, PGCertClinEd(NCL) and I am a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy. I am a faculty at the Royal College of Surgeons in England on a wide range of courses and I am passionate about surgical education and training.