David is Bowel Cancer UK & RCS Engl. Professor of Surgery at the University of Leeds and Hon. Consultant Surgeon at LTHT. His clinical interests include robotic and minimally invasive surgery. He is Chief Investigator for several NIHR portfolio clinical trials, including MRC/EME/NIHR ROLARR, HTA/NIHR FIAT, HTA/NIHR SaFaRI, and MRC/EME/NIHR IntAct. He is Clinical Director of the Leeds NIHR MIC in Surgical Technologies, the Leeds RCS Eng. Surgical Trials Centre, and Co-Director for the Centre for HealthTech Innovation.