John Camilleri-Brennan MD (Melit), MD (Dundee), FRCSGlas, FRCSGenSurg, MFSTEd is a Consultant in General and Colorectal Surgery and colorectal clinical lead with NHS Forth Valley in Scotland, and Honorary Clinical Associate Professor with the University of Glasgow. He also holds the posts of Associate Director of Surgical Examinations with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, and is also an elected Member of the Council of this College. A graduate of the University of Malta, he received his postgraduate surgical training primarily in Dundee and Aberdeen. A travelling fellowship by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow enabled him to pursue further studies in colorectal surgery at the University of Minnesota, USA. His research on rectal cancer led to a doctorate from the University of Dundee. He is the recipient of the William Cullen Prize from the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh for his innovative work in colorectal surgery.