Colin Bicknell is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon and Head of Specialty at the Imperial Vascular Unit, London. He trained at Southampton and Imperial where he was awarded Bachelor of Medicine and Doctor of Medicine degrees. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and a member of the Vascular Surgical Society of Great Britain and Ireland, the British Society of Endovascular Therapy, the Royal Society of Medicine and the European Society of Vascular Surgery.
He is President of the British Society of Endovascular Therapy; Co-Chair of the Research Priority Setting Partnership group for the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland and the James Lind Alliance; member of the Vascular Society Research Committee and Section of Surgery Committee of the Royal Society of Medicine.
He is a Clinical Reader in the Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London. He directs a translational aortic clinical research programme involving application of technology, generation of high performing teams and clinical treatments for aortic disease. He is the Course Director of the Imperial Health Policy MSc and has overseen the graduation of over 250 students.