Professor Sir John Cunningham is a clinician-scientist holding positions as Professor of Nephrology at University College London Medical School, Consultant Nephrologist at The Royal Free Hospital, and an Honorary Fellowship at Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge. His early training was in Cambridge (pre-clinical) and Oxford (clinical), with postgraduate training at The University of London and Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA. He has remained an frontline clinician and academic in both nephrology and internal medicine. Professor Cunningham frequently lectures nationally and internationally, as well as serving on numerous international expert panels and working groups. Professor Cunningham was Physician to HM The Queen from 2005 - 2014 and was knighted for services to The Royal Family in June 2014.