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I am Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry where I am also head of the Department and Academic Lead for the CAMHS Clinical Academic Group in King’s Health Partners. I am a Senior Investigator in the National Institute of Health Research and a Theme Lead for Child Mental and Neurodevelopmental Disorders in the Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre.  

Watch IoPPN at Twilight: The mental health of autistic people.

Research Interests

  • Autism  
  • ADHD 
  • Intellectual Disability 
  • Antisocial behaviour 
  • Genetics 
  • Epidemiology 

Expertise and Public Engagement

My external roles include: Chair of the European ADHD Guidelines Group, member of the Steering Committee for Eunethydis (the European Hyperkinetic Disorder Network), Chair of the Mental Health Study Group for Autistica and past Senior Clinical Advisor to the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).