Dominic Thompson is a Consultant Paediatric Neurosurgeon in the Department of Paediatric Neurosurgery, Great Ormond Street and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Child Health, London. His sub-specialist interests include, the surgical management of childhood moyamoya disease, spinal tumours and congenital disorders of the paediatric spine, in particular craniocervical junction anomalies and spinal dysraphism. Dominic is a regular faculty member on numerous National and International Paediatric Neurosurgical training courses. He is an active member of the European Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery and the International Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery Dominic has authored over 100 peer reviewed articles and book chapters. He is on the editorial board of Childs Nervous System and Acta Neurochirugica.