Srinivasan Ravi, MS FRCS Ed, FRCS Eng., is a Consultant General Surgeon with over forty years of experience. He trained in India and then in the UK where he has been working since 1980. He is actively involved in teaching and training junior doctors and has been teaching on educational programmes of the Royal College of Surgeons of England since 1997. He was the Postgraduate tutor (Hospital Dean) for the Blackpool Teaching Hospital and the chair for the Lancashire and Cumbria network for colorectal cancer. Ravi served as a Basic surgical skills and Intermediate skills tutor as well as STEP course moderator with the Royal College of Surgeons of England for many years. He has been a tutor and more recently Director for the CCrISP course and is a member of the court of examiners of the Royal College.