Dr Ana has a background in genetics from the University of Leicester which provided a robust academic foundation for his subsequent degree in medicine at St Georges in London. He developed a keen interest in sports and exercise medicine in addition to general practice. After his medical degree he completed his foundation training in the Oxford deanery before successfully achieving his Masters at Queen Mary’s University of London with a research area in Achilles tendinopathies. He subsequently attained his MRCGP prior to working as a physical activity GP clinical champion for Public Health England. Dr Ana has over half a decade of sports medicine experience ranging from participation as a crowd doctor at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in 2014 to his regular participation as a senior clinician at the London Marathon.