Brian M. Frier, BSc, MD, FRCP
The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

Brian Frier is Honorary Professor of Diabetes at the Queen’s Medical Research Institute of the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. He was previously Consultant Physician in general medicine and diabetes at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh from 1987-2012 and at the Western Infirmary and Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow, from 1982-1987.  He served as the Chairman of the UK National Advisory Panel on Driving and Diabetes from 2001-2012 and was Vice-President of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh from 2008-2012. Hypoglycaemia, with relevance to diabetes, has been his principal research interest for 40 years. He is internationally recognised as an expert in this field in which he has published extensively and has been an invited speaker at many international meetings, including the Camillo Golgi lecture at the EASD in 2017.