Professor Aung Ye Oo is the clinical lead for aortovascular surgery at the St Bartholomew’s Hospital and affiliated to William Harvey Research Institute of Queen Mary University of London as the Honorary Clinical Professor in Cardiovascular Surgery. He is also a consultant cardiac surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic London. He has developed the largest and most prolific complex aortic surgery service in the United Kingdom. Professor Aung Ye Oo is the founder chair of the United Kingdom Aortic Surgery group which actively promotes education and research into aortic surgery as well as support patient groups like Aortic Dissection Awareness UK and Ireland, The Aortic Dissection Charitable Trust and Marfan Foundation. He is a member of the European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery Taskforce in Thoracic Aortic Forum and the Director of Barts Aortovascular Symposium.