Prof Emad Rakha PhD, FRCPath is a Professor of Breast Pathology and Honorary Consultant Pathologist at the University of Nottingham (UoN) and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK. Prof Rakha is medically qualified and gained master (MSc pathology) and MD in Pathology (by examination), PhD in molecular pathology (Breast cancer) from UoN and obtained the Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists by examination. He is the leading member of the multi-disciplinary Nottingham Breast Research Group at UoN, co-director of the PathLAKE and co-chair and co-chair of the UK Interpretative EQA Breast Pathology Scheme. Prof Rakha is is the organiser the international Nottingham Breast Pathology Masterclass which is an annual course run in Nottingham, UK, Italy, Egypt and elsewhere (http://nottinghambreastpathologymasterclass.com/). He is a member of several international and national committees including The National Coordinating Committee of Breast Pathology (BIG18), European Working Group for Breast Screening Pathology, the International Society of Breast Pathology (meeting Secretary), The British Association of Breast Pathology, the NHSBSP Research Advisory Committee, and International Breast Pathology Group. He published more than 390 publications in peer reviewed journals, coauthored 40 book chapters in addition to 10 chapter in the latest 5th ed of the WHO Blue book and he runs the national and international referral service of breast pathology consultation cases in Nottingham with over 350 referral cases per year.