Mansoor Khan MBBS(Lond) PhD PGDip FRCS(GenSurg) FEBS(GenSurg) FACS AKC is a Consultant Oesophagogastric, Trauma and General as well as Honorary Clinical Professor of Trauma Surgery at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals. He has recently retired from the Royal Navy, at the rank of Surgeon Commander after completing over two decades of military service with distinction. After graduation from King’s College London in 2000, he undertook his House Officer training in Plymouth and Portsmouth, followed by three years of military posts. In November 2001 he graduated from Britannia Royal Naval College in Dartmouth and was deployed in the Northern Arabian Gulf on military operations upon completion. The remainder of his General Duties saw deployments in the Baltic and North Sea on NATO’s Immediate Reaction Force of Minehunters, the 2003 Gulf War and Counter narcotics deployment in the Caribbean.
David Nott trained to be a doctor at St Andrews and Manchester University and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1985 and was subsequently awarded an MD for a thesis on Liver Surgery in 1989 from Manchester. He is a full-time NHS surgeon specialising in General, Vascular, Sarcoma and Trauma Surgery at St Marys Hospital and the Royal Marsden Hospital in London. Alongside a very busy civilian job, working in very busy major teaching hospitals he has for the past 25 years taken unpaid leave from the NHS to volunteer to work for the major aid agencies and has worked in 27 areas of conflict most notably and recently in Syria. He has also worked in areas of natural disasters as in the earthquakes that affected Haiti and Nepal.