Hashim Ahmed, MRC Clinician Scientist and Reader in Urology, UCL; Honorary Consultant Urological Surgeon, University College Hospital. Hashim is an internationally renowned expert in prostate cancer diagnosis, imaging and targeted biopsy as well as minimally invasive therapies for prostate cancer having pioneered much of the work in focal therapy. He has an extensive research portfolio with about £4M in grant income as a principal applicant and £12M as co-applicant. He is co-CI in the NIHR-HTA PROMIS trial and the UCL PICTURE trial. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed papers in areas that have led to key changes in the way we diagnose and treat men with localised prostate cancer. He is currently Director of the Surgical & Interventional Trials Unit and Director of the UCH/UCL Prostate Clinical Research Programme.