Carl Gwinnutt has been involved with the RC (UK) for over 20 years. He joined in 1994 when he was appointed Chair of the ALS Subcommittee, remained a member of the subcommittee until 2017 and has contributed to four guideline changes. Carl was one of the founder members of the National Cardiac Arrest Audit (NCAA), contributed to the development of the e-ALS course, and is a member of the IT Strategy Working Group and the GoodSAM Steering Group. Carl was President of the RC (UK) from June 2015 to November 2017, remains a member of the RC (UK) Executive Committee and is now closely involved with community CPR training in South Devon where he lives. He has published widely in the field of resuscitation and has authored several textbooks on resuscitation and anaesthesia and contributed to many others. Carl currently holds the position of Emeritus Consultant at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust.