Eric describes himself as incredibly committed and focused on improving patient outcomes and puts patients at the centre of everything he does. His career goal is to have made a significant and material impact on the quality of life of patients and the prevention and curability of rare diseases.

Central to achieving this, Eric has a strong track record of delivery and success in building multi-stakeholder research collaborations and consortia, and delivering innovative solutions to complex issues challenges and barriers standing in the way of progress.

Eric also holds several board, honorary, advisory and voluntary positions and advises numerous medical and health-focused charities on a pro bono basis. He was awarded an OBE for services to charity in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2012.