Martyn Cobourne

Mr Cobourne undertook specialty training in orthodontics at King’s College Hospital, obtaining his Membership in Orthodontics in 1997. He was appointed as a Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Orthodontics at King’s College London Dental Institute in 2004 and promoted to Professor of Orthodontics in 2011. He is the author of two successful orthodontic textbooks and is currently Director of Research at the British Orthodontic Society and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Orthodontics.

Professor Walter Gilbert

Professor Gilbert is an eminent molecular Biologist and Nobel Laureate.  He earned a B.A. in Chemistry and Physics from Harvard College, an M.A. in Physics from Harvard University, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics from Cambridge University.  He has several honorary doctorates.  At Harvard, he has been a Professor of Physics, of Biophysics, of Biochemistry, and of Biology, and also the American Cancer Society Professor of Molecular Biology.  He is currently the Chair of the Harvard Society of Fellows.  Professor Gilbert was a founder and the first CEO of Biogen.  He is a founder and Director of Myriad Genetics and also is a Venture Capitalist.

Professor Paul Gregg

Professor Gregg is Emeritus Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough. He is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgical Science at University of Durham and is Vice Chair at the National Joint Registry Steering Committee from 2002 to 2014. He is also Orthopaedic Advisor for Ramsay Healthcare.

Professor Sir Ian Kennedy

Ethicist – Formerly Dean of Law School King’s College London and Chair Nuffield Council on Bioethics; Emeritus Professor of Law University College London; Founded first Medical Ethics course; BBC Reith lecturer; Chair public inquiry into children’s heart surgery at Bristol; Former Chair Health Care Commission and inquiry into the quality of general practice; Chair Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority and UK Research Integrity Office.

Professor Charles Knowles

Charles Knowles is Professor of Surgical Research at Queen Mary University of London and Consultant Colorectal surgeon at Barts Health NHS Trust. Professor Knowles is Director of the NIHR Enteric Healthcare Technology Cooperative, co-director of the National Centre for Bowel Research and Surgical Innovation, and Research lead to the Neurogastroenterology section of the British Society of Gastroenterology and Pelvic floor section of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland. He is on the editorial board of 3 journals and is the author of over 100 peer reviewed publications and 5 books.

Professor Ania Korszun

Ania Korszun BDS (Hons), PhD, MD, FRCPsych is Professor of Psychiatry and Education at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist at Barts Health NHS Trust and East London Foundation Trust. Professor Korszun trained in Dentistry and Medicine at the University of London and completed her residency training in psychiatry in the USA. Before joining Barts and The London, she was at the University of Texas and University of Michigan, and in Wales at Cardiff University. Her research focuses on mood disorders and particularly on the interface of depression and stress with other medical conditions including identification of predictors of psychological wellbeing in head and neck cancer and facial trauma patients.