Cathy Williams is a Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist and a Reader in Paediatric Ophthalmology. Cathy qualified at St Thomas’s Hospital in London, had early medical postings at St Thomas’s Medical Eye Unit and the London Hospital, then moved to Bristol to join the Ophthalmology training rotation. She followed this rotation in Bristol and Taunton, interspersed with various research Fellowships and took up her Consultant post in Bristol in 2000. She has a clinical interest in vision problems in children with additional needs and holds an NIHR Senior Research Fellowship to investigate the prevalence, impact and management of brain-related vision problems in children.