Peter Vickerman is a Professor in infectious disease modelling at the University of Bristol. He has 20 years experience in infectious disease modelling. His research focuses on the use of mathematical modelling to help understand the transmission of different infectious diseases and impact and cost-effectiveness of prevention measures. Specific expertise focuses on the transmission of HIV, HCV and other STIs amongst different high risk groups including injecting drug users. He has extensive experience of conducting collaborative research with organisations in Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe and the UK.