Conal is responsible for the company’s vision, strategy, business ethics and culture.
18 Week Support was borne out of Conal's vision to support and expedite patient access to medical care in the UK. He is passionate about improving efficiency and outcomes in healthcare.
As a Consultant Dermatologist & Dermatological Surgeon at University College London Hospitals NHS Trust (UCLH) and Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust, he has contributed to Dermatology and skin cancer services in the NHS for many years. He has served as the Skin Cancer Lead at UCLH, the Mohs Micrographic Surgery Lead to the London Cancer Skin Pathway Board and the Dermatologist to the London Sarcoma Service.
Awarded a prestigious Cancer Research UK Fellowship, he subsequently received his PhD in 2008 for his research into skin cancer. He continues his commitment to research and medical education as an Honorary Associate Professor at University College London (UCL), where he supervises PhD students and has served as a PhD and MSc examiner for the University of London. He is on the Board of the British Society for Skin Care in Immunocompromised Individuals (BSSCII) and is also an alumnus of Goldman Sachs International.