|Kofi Oppong qualified from Southampton University in 1987 and has been a consultant at the Freeman Hospital Newcastle upon Tyne since 1998. In collaboration with colleagues he has developed the regional pancreaticobiliary endoscopy service at the Freeman into one of the busiest in the country providing the full range of advanced pancreaticobiliary endoscopy. He co-authored BSG EUS (2011) and ERCP (2014) service provision and training framework documents. Kofi is the BSG endoscopy committee ERCP quality improvement lead and a founder member of the BSG endoscopy clinical research group. Kofi was awarded the BSG Hopkins endoscopy prize in 2016. Kofi's clinical and research interests include outcome measure in ERCP and EUS, pancreatic cyst disease, and the endoscopic management of severe acute pancreatitis.