Honored Guest Speakers

Above the Clouds

Mark Wilson


Consultant Neurosurgeon (Imperial College NHS Trust)

Pre-Hospital Care Specialist (Kent Surrey Sussex Air Ambulance)

Professor of Practice Brain Injury, Imperial College London

Gibson Chair (Hon Prof) of Pre-Hospital Care, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh

Mark Wilson is a Consultant Neurosurgeon (Imperial Hospitals NHS Trust) and Pre-Hospital Doctor (Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance). He is also Clinical Professor of Brain Injury (Imperial College London) and Hon Professor (the Gibson Chair) of Pre-Hospital Care (Royal College of Surgeons
Edinburgh). His specialist interests are traumatic and hypoxic brain injury. He has worked extensively overseas in many medical roles.


Mark is also co-founder and medical director of GoodSAM (www.goodsmapp.org), a platform that is revolutionising volunteering and emergency services around the world though crowd-sourcing care and the innovative use of video and artificial intelligence to aid emergency response. This, and work for www.clinic.co (providing a free advanced telemedicine service), has been recognised nationally and internationally.

Kung, Sui-Sum

Attending Neurosurgeon and Neurointensivist, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital

Instructor of Taiwan Society of Critical Care Medicine

Chairman, Neurocritical care committee, Taiwan Neurosurgical Society (2019~)

Member of board of directors, Taiwan Neurotrauma and Critical care Society (2020 ~ )

Member of education committee, Taiwan society of Critical Care Medicine (2019~)

Member of education committee, Taiwan society of Emergency and Critical care medicine (2019~)

Member of critical care committee, Taiwan Surgical Association (2020~)

Member of United State Neurocritical care society (2010~ )

Chinese Critical care association of Physician – Neurocritical care board member (2016~)

Vice-chairmen of traumatic brain injury committee, The International Chinese Federation of Neurosurgical Sciences (2018~)

Chinese congress of Neurosurgery – Neurocritical care board member (2014~2017)


Taiwan National Defense Medical College, Clinical associate professor

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Iype Cherian

Director, Neurosciences Krishna institute of Medical Sciences


General Counselor, Asian CNS

Member of WFNS anatomy committee

Member of UNESCO Neuroanatomy Executive board

Section Editor- Trauma for Surgical Neurology International

  • Described Cisternostomy

  • Described CSF shift edema

  • Described the cooling and cleaning of brain

  • Classification of extradural Carotid segments and relationships

Peter Hutchinson

BSc (Hons), MBBS, PhD (Cantab), FRCS (Surg Neurol), FMedSci

Professor of Neurosurgery

NIHR Research Professor

Head of the Division of Academic Neurosurgery at the University of Cambridge

Director of Clinical Studies at Robinson College, Cambridge

He holds an Honorary Consultant Neurosurgeon post at Addenbrooke’s Hospital with a sub-specialist interest in the management of neuro-trauma, specifically head and traumatic brain injury. He has a research interest in acute brain injury, utilising multimodality monitoring technology (measurement of pressure, oxygenation and chemistry) to increase the understanding of the pathophysiology of brain injury, and in the investigation and treatment of concussion. He also leads the international RESCUE studies evaluating the role of decompressive craniectomy in traumatic brain injury.

He was awarded the Olivecrona Prize (the “Nobel Prize for Neurosurgery”) for his work on cerebral metabolism in acute brain injury. He has co-authored over 400 publications (including NEJM,  Lancet and Brain) and been lead applicant in over £10m of research grants (including MRC and NIHR). He is joint editor of the book “Head Injury – A Multidisciplinary Approach” and the Oxford Textbook of Neurological Surgery, the first edition of which is currently in preparation.

He is also President of Clinical Neurosciences Section of the Royal Society of Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons Neurosurgical Specialty lead for clinical trials, Chair of the Academic Committee of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons, Secretary of the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies, Treasurer of the International Neurotrauma Society, Neurosurgical Representative on the NICE head guidelines development group and Chief Medical Officer for the Formula One British Grand Prix.

Peter Hutchison