Prof Christopher James received the B.Elec.Eng. (Hons) degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Malta and a Ph.D in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He was founding director of the Institute of Digital Healthcare at the University of Warwick and is now Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Director of Warwick Engineering in Biomedicine at the University of Warwick. His research activity centers on the development of biomedical signal processing techniques applied to the electromagnetic activity of the human brain, as well as information extraction from activity monitoring for behaviour. He has over 180 papers published in biomedical engineering and related journals. In November 2012 he gave the prestigious IET Wheatstone Lecture on Brain-to-brain Communication in Chennai, India and was awarded the IET Sir Monty Finniston Medal. In 2013 he was awarded the IEEE MGA Achievement. He is past-chairman of the IEEE UKRI Section, Chair of the IEEE UKRI EMBS Chapter, and a past member of IEEE the EMBS Administrative Committee (twice as Europe Representative). He was on the council of the European Alliance of Medical and Biological Engineering Societies (EAMBES). He is past Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Healthcare Technology Network, is on the IET Healthcare Network Executive. He is on the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Panel for Biomedical Engineering. He currently sits on the editorial advisory board of the IEEE Access journal. He is founding editor-in-chief of the IET Healthcare Technology Letters journal.