Christopher LIU is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer based in Brighton, England. He was born into a medical family in Hong Kong, and entered the United Kingdom at the age of 15 to continue his education. He is fluent in English and Chinese, but has also some knowledge of French and Italian. Christopher is interested in the anterior segment. His national and international work on the osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis, and his anterior segment work, has won him recognition as Hospital Doctor of the Year (South) in the Department of Health's Health and Social Care Awards 2005. He has contributed over a hundred publications in the ophthalmic literature.
Christopher enjoys working with people, and has significant organisational experience. Having previously served Council of the British Society for Refractive Surgery (BSRS), he became President in 2005. He has also served Council of the United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (UKISCRS) and the Medical Contact Lens and Ocular Surface Association (MCLOSA). He was elected to serve as President of MCLOSA from 1998 - 2000. As such, he has a proven track record. Christopher is very approachable, and his particular strength is to collaborate in order to problem solve.
Christopher has been a loyal supporter of EVER, and has been attending meetings since EVER was JERMOV. In recent years, he has organised and chaired the ever popular Keratoprostheses Special Interest Symposia for perhaps six consecutive years. Christopher would very much like to offer his organisation skills, and wide experience in running learned societies to EVER, and would be most grateful for the support of the EVER membership for his standing for the post of Secretary General.
Outside work, Christopher enjoys travel, haute cuisine, music and art. He has led the highly acclaimed Royal College of Ophthalmologists Study Tour to China in 2004 and another Study Tour to Egypt in 2006. He is married to Vivienne and they have three lovely children aged 10, 9 and 3.