Dr. Tim Smith is a specialist anaesthetic doctor, currently working as a Consultant in the NHS (UK). In addition to his specialist medical qualifications, he has a Masters in Environmental Management (MEM), which led to an interest in the links between the natural environment and human health, health promotion through nature based activities and preventive medicine. He is currently working towards a doctoral degree with a research focus on planetary health education.

He is also an outdoor enthusiast, trail runner, hillwalker and climber. He is a qualified Mountain Leader (SML), between training and assessment for Winter Mountain Leader (WML), and possesses a Diploma in Mountain Medicine (DiMM).

The advice given on this website aims to be as evidenced base as possible, but also sensible and realistic. The fitness, food and health information is clearly general in nature and is supposed to complement, not replace, individualised advice and plans. If you have any concerns about your health or fitness, please go and see your GP first before embarking on a new regime.