Professor William Tarnow-Mordi, FRCPCH, qualified in Medicine at the University of Cambridge with First Class Honours in 1974. He trained in paediatrics and neonatology and in 1986 was appointed Senior Lecturer in Neonatal Medicine, at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee. In 1999 he moved to Australia to take up the post of Director of Neonatology and inaugural Professor of Neonatal Medicine at Westmead Hospital, University of Sydney.
In 2010 he was appointed Foundation Director of the WINNER Centre for Newborn Research, at Westmead Hospital and NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney. The WINNER Centre is committed to promoting international clinical trials to improve healthy survival in newborn babies.