Carl is a National Institute for Health Research Clinical Lecturer in Emergency Medicine and is currently completing Higher Specialty Training in Emergency Medicine in South Yorkshire. He graduated from Robinson College, University of Cambridge Medical School in 2010 and completed Foundation Medical training in the East of England Deanery. In 2012 Carl began specialist training in Emergency Medicine in the Yorkshire and the Humber region.

Carl completed a NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship in Emergency Medicine between 2013-2016, conducting research to help better risk stratify patients with head injury who present after a delay, for which he was awarded an MSc by research. Carl then completed an NIHR Doctoral Research Fellowship at Hull York Medical School evaluating the impact of the NICE Head Injury Guidelines and developing a risk stratification tool for patients with traumatic brain injury identified by CT imaging. He is currently involved in the PRIEST project evaluating Emergency Department and pre-hospital triage of patients with suspected COVID-19 infection, a project assessing variability in ED conveyance from care homes in the Yorkshire and the Humber region and a range of projects aimed at improving the Emergency Department management of patients with traumatic brain injury.

Carl is also a member of the HDR UK Impact Committee, who meet monthly to select the most impactful outputs from the HDR UK community.