Clare Marx

President, Royal College of Surgeons

Clare Marx has worked as an orthopaedic surgeon at Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust for over 20 years. She studied medicine at University College London Medical School qualifying in 1977. In 1990 she was appointed a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at St. Mary's Hospital and St Charles Hospital London with a particular interest in early surgical education. In 1993 she moved to Ipswich Hospital becoming clinical director of the combined A&E, Trauma and Orthopaedics and rheumatology directorate. She is currently Associate Medical Director at the trust with a special remit for revalidation and appraisal. She was elected to the RCS Council in 2009 and took up the Presidency of the College in July 2014.