Gavin Perkins is Professor of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Warwick.  He leads the emergency and critical care group within Warwick Clinical Trials Unit and is a Director of Research for the Intensive Care Foundation.   Clinically he holds appointments as a Consultant Physician in Critical Care Medicine at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust and MERIT Team Consultant with West Midlands Ambulance Service.

He has been a member (2000-10) and then chairman (2010-present) of the ALS Sub-committee during which time he developed, evaluated and implemented the e-ALS course. He has served as ILCOR and ERC Co-chair for BLS/AED since 2010 and was appointed ILCOR Co-chair in 2015.