Professor Roopen Arya is Director of the King’s Thrombosis Centre and Senior Medical Advisor to the National VTE Prevention Programme in England. Professor Arya is Professor of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Lead Clinician and Laboratory Director for Haematological Medicine at King’s College Hospital. He is Chair of the National VTE Programme Board and Director of the National VTE Exemplar Centres Network. His main focus is providing high quality care for patients with thrombosis, thrombophilia and those on anticoagulants. He is passionate about patient-centred research and establishing new paradigms in thrombosis prevention and care.