Hugh Risebrow has worked in a range of senior private and public sector healthcare roles since 1993 with organisations including synlab UK, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS FT, Interhealth Canada, United Health Europe, BUPA and Aid-Call plc.

Hugh currently undertakes consultancy work for public and private sector healthcare clients, both through Latchmore Associates, where he is managing director, and as an associate of LaingBuisson. Prior to writing this report he had advised two NHS Assisted Conception Units on future strategy.

Hugh has an engineering degree from Cambridge and spent his early career with Bain & Co.   He lives in the New Forest with his wife and four children.

The author would like to thank those who have helped with the production of this report, including those leaders in IVF companies, charities and NHS providers who were willing to share their views on the market, HFEA, all of the staff at LaingBuisson, and consultancies Mansfield and Candesic who both shared their data, analyses and insights into the market.