Tom Handley, from London, England, graduated from Oxford University with a bachelor's degree in medical science, and earned an MD at Imperial College London. After two years of medical practice, he completed an academic foundation training program in general surgery with research in novel transplant technologies. Tom aspires to find policy solutions for challenges facing transplant systems, to widen access to transplant surgery, and improve the delivery of surgical care worldwide. He was awarded Proxime Accessit for the University of London Gold Medal, the prize given to the best graduating doctor from the universities of London, and recently made a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons. He is also a Stanford Knight-Hennessy Scholar.