Chris Skinner is an Associate Professor and Chair Professional and Personal Development at the Medical School, Notre Dame University where he is responsible for the development and coordination of professional programmes and research. He has extensive qualifications in the fields of education, psychology, and health management and in 2002 completed his doctoral studies. Chris has worked in a wide range of educational and health positions, clinical, educational and managerial capacities. Chris has worked extensively at the national and international levels with seminars and workshops being conducted in New South Wales, Tasmania, Canada, Malaysia, Indonesia and the United Kingdom. Chris became a Fellow Association Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) in 2017, and is currently Regional Director Australia, International Society of Emotional Intelligence (ISEI). His main research and applied interests are in the link between emotional intelligence and health leadership behaviour and effectiveness, the transition of individuals in the work context and the evaluation and impact of management development programmes.