Gareth is a Consultant in emergency medicine, pre-hospital care and emergency preparedness with Barts Health NHS Trust and has over 25 years experience working in Pre-Hospital Care.
Gareth joined London’s Air Ambulance as a registrar in 1993 and served as the medical director from 1996 to 2019 and trustee of the charity from 2006 to 2019. He has developed standards in pre-hospital medical care and a number of innovative procedures, including resuscitative thoracotomy (open-chest surgery), and rapid sequence induction of anaesthesia and REBOA. Gareth has been the lead consultant at many of London’s major incidents.
In 2006, he became a Trustee and Chair of the London’s Air Ambulance Charity and is also a director of EMSC, a company formed to provide clinical governance to a number of UK Air Ambulances. He is also honorary consultant at Kent Surrey Sussex Air Ambulance Service and Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Service. He is a world-renowned expert and has been directly involved in the training of many current Pre-Hospital Care Physicians both nationally and internationally.