I graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin in June 1996 and Interned in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin. I completed my Basic Surgical Training in the Western Surgical Rotation, Galway, Ireland followed by two years of Laboratory based research for MD Thesis at the Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Dublin and University College Dublin. I completed my Higher Surgical Training in Urology and was awarded the Urology Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in June 2008. I then did my Fellowship in Urological Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in New York, finishing in December 2010. I was appointed a Consultant in Urological Oncology in the Essex Cancer centre before being appointed to both the Mater Misericordiae and St. Vincent’s University hospitals as part of the Dublin Academic Medical Centre (DAMC) in April 201. My position was funded by the National Cancer Control Program (NCCP) and I currently Chair the National Prostate cancer Leads Network. I am also head of Research within the Irish Society of Urology, Senior Lecturer in University College Dublin, and Principal Investigator on the Irish Prostate Cancer Outcomes Research study funded by Movember and the Irish Cancer Society to the value of €1.5 million.