A Fellow of St. Catherine’s College and Member of the Philosophy Faculty, University of Oxford; Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Mental Health, University of Warwick Medical School; and Director of the Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice, St Catherine’s College, Oxford (valuesbasedpractice.org). The Centre contributed in an advisory role to the Values-based CAMHS Commission launched by the Royal College of Psychiatrists in 2016. His previous posts include Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist, University of Oxford, and Special Adviser for Values-Based Practice in the Department of Health. His publications include Moral Theory and Medical Practice, The Oxford Textbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry, and The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry. He is Lead Editor for the Oxford book series International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry and Founder Editor and Chair of the Advisory Board of the international journal Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology (PPP). His Essential Values-based Practice (2012), co-authored with Ed Peile, is the launch volume for a new series from Cambridge University Press on values-based medicine. With John Sadler and Giovanni Stanghellini he set up the International Network for Philosophy and Psychiatry. The formal launch of the INPP was organized by Werdie van Staden at a conference of the South African Society of Psychiatrists in Cape Town.