Gavin Perkins is a NIHR Senior Investigator and Professor of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Warwick and leads the emergency and critical care group within Warwick Clinical Trials Unit. Clinically he holds appointments as a consultant physician in Critical Care Medicine at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust and MERIT Team Consultant with West Midlands Ambulance Service. Gavin has been a member of the ALS Subcommittee (2000-10) and became its Chair in 2011. During his tenure he has developed, evaluated and implemented the e-ALS course. He has served as ERC Co-chair for BLS/AED since 2010 and was appointed ILCOR Co-chair in 2015.