Professor Peter Shah is a Supra-regional Glaucoma Specialist at University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB), visiting Professor at University College London and an Honorary Professor of Glaucoma at the Centre for Health & Social Care Improvement (University of Wolverhampton). He has co-authored five textbooks (including the ‘ABC of Eyes’) and authored over 125 peer-reviewed publications. Pete has long-term interests in patient safety, surgical outcomes, simulation, patient involvement and the influence of ethnicity and deprivation in glaucoma care.

Pete is Past-President of the British Ophthalmic Anaesthesia Society, Past-Secretary of the Oxford Ophthalmological Congress and a previous member of the Education Committee of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. He is the Co-Director of the Birmingham Institute for Glaucoma Research in the Institute of Translational Medicine at UHB.

Pete is passionately committed to mentoring – training over 35 national / international glaucoma fellows. He works with a charitable team supporting surgeons through “Sight for East Africa” and is Co-Investigator on KiGIP – the Kilimanjaro Glaucoma Intervention Program – a randomised controlled clinical trial in Tanzania. Pete is the founder of the “Consultant Survival Skills” courses.

Professor Shah has previously worked as a patron for “Speight of the Art” and the Jaffray Care Society for adults
with learning difficulties. He also supports “Sight for East Africa” and “Sight for All”.