Prof Mike Grocott
Consultant in Critical Care Medicine at Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust and Senior Lecturer in Intensive Care Medicine at the UCL Institute of Child Health.
Mike is the director of CASE which he co-founded with Dr Kevin Fong in 2000. He is an honorary senior lecturer in Physiology at University College London. He is also the Director of Caudwell Xtreme Everest (CXE) and led the successful 2006 CXE Cho Oyu and 2007 CXE Everest expeditions.
Mike has completed 11 high altitude expeditions to the Himalaya and South American Andes (6 as leader) and has extensive experience in expedition medicine and co-ordinating high altitude medical research projects. He was Resident Physician at the Himalyan Rescue Association aid post in Pheriche, Khumbu, Nepal (September - December 2004).
Mike now lives in the New Forest with his wife Denny and young son Scott Dylan.