Key Speakers

Jan Willem K. Louwerens, MD, PhD

After completing his postgraduate degree in Rotterdam, Jan worked at the Central Military Hospital as a medical officer in the Royal Dutch Air Force. Following this, he joined the orthopaedic department of the University Medical Centre, Utrecht where he sub-specialised in foot and ankle surgery. After embarking on a fellowship to the Harborview Medical Centre, Seattle, Jan worked at St Maartenskliniek centre of orthopaedics. Jan chaired the Scientific Committee and was a member of the board of the Dutch Orthopaedic Association from 2007 – 2010. Impressively, he founded and Chaired the Dutch Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Association and is proud to be an Honorary member.

Jan Willem K. Louwerens, MD, PhDPRESIDENTIAL GUEST LECTURER
Professor Chris Moran

Professor Chris Moran is National Clinical Director for Trauma for NHS England and a Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery at Nottingham University Hospital. Having trained in Cardiff and Newcastle, Professor Moran undertook fellowships at the Mayo Clinic and University Hospital, Basel. He is a full time surgeon, leading the Trauma Team, with a special interest in surgery for polytrauma, complex articular fractures and the treatment of non-union. He has led the development of the Major Trauma Networks in England, increasing survival rates for major injuries by 25% and is an international adviser on trauma to a number of Governments.

Professor Chris MoranROBERT JONES LECTURER
Phil Hammond

Phil Hammond is an NHS doctor, campaigner, health writer, investigative journalist, broadcaster, speaker and comedian. He currently works in a specialist NHS team in Bath for young people with chronic fatigue syndrome/ME. As a comedian, Phil was half of the award winning double-act “Struck Off and Die” with Tony Gardner. He has solo toured the UK three times including appearances at the Edinburgh Fringe and has appeared on “Have I Got News for You” and “Countdown” on numerous occasions. He is a fundraiser and advisor for the Association of Young People with ME as well as the Vice President of the Patients’ Association.

Phil HammondHOWARD STEEL LECTURE