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Coming SoonDr Elizabeth Adeyeye, Barts Health NHS Trust, UK
Coming SoonDr Ali Albasri, University of Oxford, UK
Coming SoonProfessor Tarek Antonios, St George's Hospital Medical School, UK
Coming SoonProfessor Phil Chowienczyck, King's College London, UK
Coming SoonProfessor Hugo Critchley, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, UK
Coming SoonProfessor Kennedy Cruickshank, King's College London, UK
Coming SoonProfessor Kevin Davies, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, UK
Coming SoonDr Mark Glover, University of Nottingham, UK
Coming SoonProfessor Robert Jones, University of Glasgow, Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, UK
Dr Vikas Kapil, Barts Health NHS Trust, UK
Vikas Kapil read Medicine and Anatomy at Queen’s College Cambridge, achieving first class undergraduate honours and then transferred for his undergraduate clinical training to University College London Medical School.
He completed postgraduate training at St Thomas’ and St Bartholomew’s hospitals and was awarded his PhD under the supervision of Professor Amrita Ahluwalia at the William Harvey Research Institute, investigating the effects of inorganic nitrate on the human cardiovascular system.
Since 2015, he has been a senior lecturer at WHRI and consultant in the Barts BP Centre of Excellence at Barts Heart Centre, with sub-speciality interests in blood pressure disorders (including circulatory dysautonomia) and aortopathy. His research encompasses nitric oxide signalling, autonomic dysfunction, and of course, COVID-19.
Coming SoonProfessor Lesley Kavi, PoTsUK
Dr Ninian Lang, University of Glasgow, UK
Ninian Lang is an academic cardiologist based at the University of Glasgow. He serves as an Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre. His clinical and academic work focuses on cardiovascular oncology and heart failure. He runs the West of Scotland cardio-oncology service and integrates this clinical practice with an active research programme. His clinical trial and translational research in cardio-oncology relates to vascular and myocardial injury induced by established and novel chemotherapeutic agents. His heart failure research includes clinical trials and clinical mechanistic studies of vascular and cardiac pharmacology.
Coming SoonDr Alexander Lyon, Royal Brompton Hospital, UK
Coming SoonDr Katarzyna Malaczynska - Rajpold, The Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals NHS Trust
Coming SoonProfessor Tom MacDonald, Ninewells Hospital & Medical School, Dundee, UK
Coming SoonProfessor Christoph Nienaber, The Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals NHS Trust
Ms Michaela Nuttall, Smart Health Solutions, UK
Michaela, is a cardiovascular nurse specialist with a unique and varied experience across the NHS and beyond. She developed her passion for prevention over 25 years ago. 2016 she left public health after 16 years and now has a range of roles, Director for Smart Health Solutions, Associate in Nursing for C3 Collaborating for Health. In 2020 she founded Learn With Nurses CIC.
Often seen as the voice of reason, she is Chair of HEART UK Health Care Committee, sits on the Guidelines& Information and Nurses working parties of the British and Irish Hypertension Society and elected to the education committee of the Association of Cardiovascular Nursing & Allied Professions.
Some of Michaela's proudest achievements are being the founding chair Prevention Group for the South East London Cardiac Network and the Cardiovascular Nurse Leaders Group (CVNL), writing for the WHO and being invited to present at the American Heart Association. Until March 2021, she was also the Clinical Advisor for CVD Prevention at Public Health England.
Being a Trustee at PoTS UK keeps her firmly rooted in the challenges patients face in living with life altering conditions
Often not lost for words, she was delighted and overwhelmed when she won the Nutrition and Health Nurse of the Year Award in 2013.
Mr Sam Olden, CP+R, UK
Sam Olden is a Chartered Physiotherapist and Exercise Scientist that specialises in preventative healthcare and cardiac rehabilitation. Sam works in an independent clinic on Harley Street leading a team of nurses and exercise specialists who deliver specialist exercise and lifestyle interventions. Sam has a particular interest in the use of exercise and lifestyle change alongside medication in management and prevention of hypertension. Sam's experience has involved work in both private healthcare and the NHS as well as both practical and research-based projects. I also take an active interest in developing and leading education programmes specialising in exercise and cardiovascular disease. Sam is the current chair of the Nurses and Allied Health Professionals Working Party for BIHS.
Coming SoonDr Chloe Park, University College London, UK
Coming SoonProfessor John Potter, University of East Anglia, UK
Dr James Sheppard, University of Oxford, UK

James is a lecturer at the Nuffield Department of Primary Care, University of Oxford. His research focuses on better understanding the benefits and harms of treatments used for cardiovascular disease prevention. This includes the largest trial conducted to date of antihypertensive deprescribing in patients aged 80 years and older.
Coming SoonProfessor Ian Wilkinson, Cambridge University, UK
Coming SoonProfessor Brian Williams, University College London, UK
Coming SoonMs Helen Williams, Southwark CCG, UK