Having qualified in Medicine in 1991 I started my postgraduate training in Psychiatry at the Maudsley in 1992. I followed an academic track during my training (working as a Lecturer with The Department of Psychological medicine) with research interests in psychopharmacology, functional neuroimaging and Bipolar Disorder.
I have been a Consultant Psychiatrist since 2000 running a busy inner city acute inpatient unit but have also continued to be research active and to develop an interest in postgraduate academic education.
2013 Co Lead Training and Capacity Development BRC
2010 IAT Program lead IoPPN and KCL FoLSoM
2005 Training Program Director, Higher General Adult Psychiatry Program, SLAM
2000 Consultant Psychiatrist Maudsley Hospital, Senior Lecturer KCL
MRCPsych (Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists)
My work with the BRC focuses around the development and support of Postgraduate Training. As co-chair of the Training and Capacity development theme I am involved in all aspects of Fellowships and project calls and work with Academic Trainees to ensure that they are linked to and supported by research supervisors. As a clinician I have also been leading on SLAM-BRC engagement projects and I am committed to developing synergistic links between the institutions.