In 2006, I was appointed to Professor of Genetics at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, and Consultant Gastroenterologist at Barts Health NHS Trust. Since 2013 I have also been deputy Chief Clinical Information Officer for Barts Health NHS Trust (NHS medical informatics & eHealth, usage & research).

I completed a Natural Sciences BA at Cambridge University in 1990 and Clinical Medicine training at University of Oxford (George Pickering Finals Prize) in 1993.

A Medical Research Council Clinical Training Fellowship led to a PhD from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford in 2002.

I was then a Wellcome Trust Clinician Scientist Fellow at Imperial College London from 2002 to 2006.

I completed specialist medical training as a Consultant in Gastroenterology in 2004.