Dr James Goodwin is Special Advisor to the Global Council on Brain Health. He holds a Chair at Exeter University Medical School and is a Professor of Physiology at Loughborough University. Dr Goodwin was previously Chief Scientist at Age UK, Britain’s foremost non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of older people and delivering the benefits of research into ageing. He is also a regular media commentator, appearing on Today, the Jeremy Vine Show, BBC TV News, local radio, ITV and Sky News. When not writing he enjoys fly fishing in Devon where he lives with his two dogs.