Professor Nick Cheshire, Professor of Vascular Surgery at Imperial College is one of the world's most distinguished and well-known aorto-vascular surgeons.   A pioneer in endovascular aortic aneurysm surgery, Nick is widely published and a highly sought-after speaker at international meetings.  Nick is committed to research, innovation and training in surgery; he has led the development of the Royal Brompton & Harefield's aortovascular unit which is now the biggest unit of its kind in the UK and is a founding Trustee of the Aortic Centre Trust, dedicated to the establishment of centres of excellence in aortic surgery across the UK