Speakers & Faculty AllKeynote SpeakersSpeakersChairsFacultyAustin AchesonAustin Acheson is Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at Nottingham University Hospital, UK and Chair of ACPGBI Research and Audit Committee.Robert ArnottProfessor Robert Arnott is Chairman of the ACPGBI's Patient Liaison Group and is also a Patient Trustee and Secretary of the Bowel Disease Research Foundation.Aneel BhanguNIHR Clinical Lecturer in Colorectal Surgery based in the Global Surgery Unit. ACPGBI's Young Coloproctologist of the Year for 2018-19 and BJS Editor Assistant 2018-19.Sue BlackwellExperienced PPI representative, with a particular interest in PROMS and parastomal hernias. She is a Digital Marketing Manager for a Dispensing Appliance Contractor.Steven BrownSteve Brown is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon and Honorary Professor at the University of Sheffield, with an interest in IBD and pelvic floor surgery.Anthony de BuckAssistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Toronto, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto. Iain CameronClinical lead for HPB surgery at Nottingham University Hospitals. Council member of the Association of Upper GI Surgeons. Main clinical interest is liver resection for metastatic colorectal cancer.Tom CecilColorectal Consultant and Clinical Director of the Basingstoke Peritoneal Malignancy Institute, specialising in laparoscopic colorectal and peritoneal malignancy surgery.Mark ChapmanConsultant Colorectal Surgeon at University Hospitals, Birmingham. Chair of External Affairs committee of ACPGBI and the NHSeng specialised colorectal reference group.Steve ChapmanSteve Chapman is a NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Leeds. He is interested in clinical trials, biotechnology, and patient recovery after surgerySue ClarkSue Clark is Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at St Mark’s Hospital, Dean of the St Mark’s Academic Institute and Adjunct Professor at Imperial College, London.Julie CornishConsultant Colorectal Surgeon in the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, with a specialist interest in colorectal cancer and pelvic floor surgery.Chris CunninghamColorectal Surgeon at Oxford University Hospitals NHS FT.Michael DaviesConsultant Colorectal Surgeon at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. He is the South Wales Representative for the ACPGBI.Farhat DinSenior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Academic Coloproctology, Western General Hospital and University of Edinburgh Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine.Malcolm DunlopProfessor and Group Leader in the MRC Human Genetics Unit, part of the University of Edinburgh Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine. Chair of Coloproctology at UofE.Nicola FearnheadConsultant Colorectal Surgeon, President-in-Waiting, Patient Champion, Lead IMPACT programme, Chair NBOCA Clinical Advisory Group, Co-editor ACPGBI Guidelines IBD Surgery.Henry FergusonHenry Ferguson is an ST8 in the West Midlands with interests in IBD and colorectal cancer surgery. He is current President of The Dukes' Club.Matt GinnCommercial Officer at Proximie, an award winning, cloud-based augmented reality platform, allowing surgeons to perform remote mentoring and training.Amanda GunningAmanda Gunning is the lead stoma CNS at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust. Having been a stoma nurse for 14 years she is passionate about quality patient care and patient empowerment with a focus on hernia prevention and management. Richard GuyRichard Guy MD FRCS is Consultant Colorectal Surgeon in Oxford with a major interest in IBD.James HillJames Hill is Clinical Professor of colorectal surgery at Manchester Royal Infirmary and Manchester Academic Health Science Centre. He is the current President of ACPGBI.Tim IvesonConsultant Medical Oncologist at University Hospital Southampton and Honorary Associate Professor at University of Southampton. Chief investigator for the SCOT study.Charles KnowlesProfessor of Surgery at Queen Mary University of London and Consultant Colorectal surgeon at Barts Health NHS Trust. Anton KrigeAnton Krige is a Consultant in Intensive Care and Anaesthesia at Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital, and Anaesthesia Speciality Lead for Greater Manchester NIHR CRN.Jan LambrechtConsultant colorectal and bariatric surgeon at Innlandet Hospital Trust in Norway. Special interests: hernia and training (Lapco Norway). Associate professor at Oslo University.Olive LewinOlive Lewin is an experienced clinical negligence solicitor and Partner at Leigh Day with 25 years’ specialist experience having previously trained as a nurseMichael MachesneyConsultant Surgeon at Whipps Cross Hospital, Chair of the NHS England Clinical Expert Group for Colorectal Cancer, Network Clinical Director for Barts Health NHS Trust.Tony MakAssociate Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, with interests in robotic colorectal surgery and prehabilitation programme in colorectal surgery.Giles MaskellGiles Maskell is a consultant radiologist in Truro and past President of the Royal College of Radiologists.Charles Maxwell-ArmstrongCharles Maxwell-Armstrong is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and Honorary Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham.Andrew MillerConsultant Colorectal Surgeon at Leicester Royal Infirmary and Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Leicester.Faheez MohamedConsultant and Clinical Director General Surgery, Basingstoke with an interest in Peritoneal Malignancy. Member of the ACPGBI Research and Audit Committee.John MonsonDr John RT Monson is the Executive Director of Colorectal Surgery, Florida Hospital System, Director of the Digestive Health Institute, and Professor of Surgery at the University of Central Florida.Brendan MoranConsultant Surgeon Basingstoke, is President Elect of ACPGBI. He convened and delivered the English Colorectal Multidisciplinary Team MDT-TME, LOREC and SPECC programmes. Neil MortensenNeil Mortensen is Vice President of the Royal College of Surgeons, Editor in Chief of Colorectal Disease and a former President of the ACPGBI.Dion MortonBarling Professor of Surgery and Head of the Academic Department of Surgery at the University of Birmingham. Honorary consultant appointment at the University Hospital Birmingham in 1996.Susan MougConsultant Colorectal Surgeon at Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley and an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor of the University of Glasgow.David NottConsultant Surgeon at Chelsea and Westminster hospital, St Mary’s Hospital and the Royal Marsden Hospital. Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons.Thomas PinkneySenior Lecturer and Consultant Colorectal Surgeon in Birmingham, UK. Clinical Director, Birmingham Surgical Trials Consortium. Member of ACPGBI and ESCP Research committees.Toby RichardsToby Richards is Professor of Surgery at UCL, Director Surgical and Interventional Trials Unit, PREVENTT, CAVIAR, ITACS, EMBIO, IRONMOUSE.Peter RisbyPeter is a Cancer Genetics Nurse Counsellor with special interest in inherited bowel cancer syndromes. He is also a rare disease genomics champion for the 100,000 genomes project.Tim RockallConsultant Surgeon at The Royal Surrey County Hospital, Professor of Surgery at Surrey University, ALSGBI Past President and member of Council of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.John SaxtonProfessor in Clinical Exercise Physiology at Northumbria University. His research focuses on the role of exercise and lifestyle interventions in enhancing the quality of cancer survivorship.Nigel ScottConsultant Colorectal Surgeon at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Trust. Published work includes 100 peer-reviewed papers, 200 invited lectures and 20 invited chapters.Neil SmartConsultant Colorectal Surgeon at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, Associate Professor at University of Exeter Medical School, and Associate Editor of Colorectal Disease.Doug SpeakeConsultant Colorectal Surgeon, NRS Clinician, Hon Senior Lecturer in Edinburgh. Member of the ACPGBI Research and Audit Committee, and NCRI Colorectal Subgroup.Kelly StackhouseKelly is the lead nurse for the FINCH service (faecal incontinence and constipation healthcare) at Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS TrustBob SteeleProfessor Bob Steele, a colorectal surgeon in Dundee, is Director of the Scottish Bowel Screening Programme. He is also Independent Chair of the UK National Screening Committee.Nigel SuggettNigel Suggett is a consultant colorectal surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham. His specialist interest is in complex abdominal wall repair.Pieter TanisPieter Tanis has been consultant surgeon at the Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, since 2010, and is chair of the Dutch Colorectal Cancer Group and Guideline Committee.Gabrielle ThorpeLecturer in Colorectal & Stoma Care Nursing (UEA, Norwich), Trustee of the Bowel Disease Research Foundation, ACPGBI East Anglian Chapter and R&A Committee Nurse Representative.Siwan Thomas-GibsonConsultant gastroenterologist at St Mark's Hospital and Chair of the Joint Advisory Group for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.Jared TorkingtonConsultant Surgeon in Cardiff and the Assistant Medical Director for Innovation for the Health Board, Member of ACPGBI Research & Audit Committee, ESCP National Representative for the UK.Dale VimalachandranConsultant colorectal surgeon at the Countess of Chester NHS Trust, and member of the ACPGBI Research and Audit and NCRI colorectal subgroup committees. Ravinder VohraOesophago-gastric cancer surgeon in Nottingham. Alumnus of the University of Birmingham and the London School of Economics. Research interest in ‘Big Data’.Ciaran WalshConsultant surgeon at Wirral NHS Trust. Major interests include surgical nutrition, surgery for Crohn's disease and abdominal wall reconstruction.Steve WardHonorary Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham. Due to start as his post as a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at University Hospital Birmingham in July 2018.Angus WatsonConsultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness and Director of Research, Development and Innovation for NHS Highland.Andrew WilliamsAndrew Williams is Consultant Colorectal Pelvic Floor Surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.