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Professor Richard Lyon MBE

Medical Director (Prometheus Group)

Professor Lyon is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, HEMS Consultant and Director of Research for Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance and an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh. Prof Lyon has an established research portfolio in pre-hospital resuscitation, trauma care and emergency medicine with an extensive publication record. He has won numerous international awards including the top research award from the European Resuscitation Council. Prof Lyon was a lead doctor for the London 2012 Olympic Stadium and takes leading role in Event Medicine. He is an active member of the UK International Search & Rescue Team and has previous experience in the British Armed Forces. Prof Lyon is a current member of the Resuscitation Council (UK) Executive Committee and author of several international pre-hospital guidelines.