Stephen Wigmore is the Regius Professor of Clinical Surgery at the University of Edinburgh. He is surgeon to Her Majesty the Queen in Scotland. He is past President of the British Transplantation Society and is currently the Treasurer of the BJS Society and Honorary Secretary of the James IV Association of Surgeons. He is the Editor in Chief of the journal HPB. He is a practising surgeon who specialises in surgery of the liver, pancreas and bile ducts.