Matthew Walker graduated from Cambridge University and St Thomas’ Hospital in 1989, and is now a Professor of Neurology at the Institute of Neurology, UCL and a Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. He specialise in epilepsy, neurological sleep disorders, and video-EEG telemetry. In addition, he has an active research laboratory investigating synaptic physiology and epilepsy, and has published over 100 original articles, book chapters and books on epilepsy. Matthew is an associate editor of Epilepsia and Therapeutic Advances in Neurological Disorders, an executive member of the Joint Epilepsy Council of Great Britain and Ireland and a council member of the UK chapter of the ILAE. His specific clinical interests are epilepsy and neurological sleep disorders including narcolepsy, periodic limb movments, parasomnia and nocturnal seizures.