David Lawrence is a member of the Royal College of Physicians, having trained at Imperial (Charing Cross Hospital). He is an experienced clinician with over 12 years in hospital medicine covering specialities in neurology, rheumatology and cardiology at major London Trusts. He then ran his own GP Practice in Kew for over 20 years. He is currently an NHS England GP Appraiser and occasional lecturer at Imperial College Business School. He is Medical advisor to Strategia, assisting Medtech start-ups and more established companies in developing innovative healthcare products and facilitating their entry into the NHS or securing product trials. Aside from running his own Practice, his managerial credentials include being Chairman of the Kingston & Richmond Multifund from 1995-1999 — a consortium of 52 practices caring for 335,000 patients. He has also advised several MP’s, of all political persuasions, on health care matters.