I am the Director of the Institute of Translation, Innovation, Methods and Engagement (TIME), Cardiff University School of Medicine.
I received my Bachelors degree (BSc) in Microbiology from University College Cardiff and my PhD at the University of Wales College of Medicine before doing postdoctoral research in Hannover, Germany.
I am a former member of the Council of International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis and received the John F Maher Award in 1998 for outstanding contributions to Peritoneal Dialysis.
I am Editor Emeritus of Peritoneal Dialysis International, Subject/Associate Editor for NDT and a member of the editorial board of several nephrology journals.
I am one of the founders and the current President of www.europd.com a European organisation dedicated to increasing knowledge and education in the PD community.