Rob Forsyth is a Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Paediatric Neurology in Newcastle UK. His research interests centre on translational research in acquired brain injury and neurorehabilitation. He was UK national training advisor in paediatric neurology 2003-9. He is editor of the Oxford Specialist Handbook in Paediatric Neurology (third edition 2017). He was on the editorial boards of Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 2005-11 and European Journal of Paediatric Neurology 2013-date. He is on the board of the European Paediatric Neurology Society 2011-date.