Professor Murray Brunt graduated from Westminster Medical School, London in 1983. Murray was appointed Consultant Clinical Oncologist at the University Hospitals of North Midlands in 1991. He was awarded an Honorary Chair in Clinical Oncology at Keele University in 2014 and The Institute of Cancer Research, London in 2017. Murray moved from clinical practice in 2020 to a substantive Chair at The School of Medicine, University of Keele, Staffordshire. Murray is Chief Investigator of the FAST-Forward trial.