Michael Jenkins qualified from the Middlesex Hospital Medical Schoo;/UCH in 1989 as the Broderip Scholar and trained on the London North West Thames surgical rotation before being awarded the Gold medal at FRCS. Gained an MS in 1996 for research into restenosis after angioplasty, and has been involved in EVAR since 1994. After being appointed to a Consultant post in 2002, is currently the Director of AAA screening in NW London, chair of the Circulation Foundation and President of the British Society of Endovascular Therapy. He works at St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in London. The vascular unit at St Mary’s is a tertiary referral centre for thoraco-abdominal aneurysms and dissections with an active programme of endovascular stenting of arch, thoracic and abdominal lesions. Involvement with a wide range of custom devices and the robotic endovascular programme completes an innovative practice.