Professor Stephen Schey is a leading consultant haematologist based in London. He qualified at St George’s Hospital, worked in Australia at the Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Sydney before working at the Royal Free Hospital as the Bone Marrow Transplant Co-ordinator. He became the Transplant Co-ordinator at the Royal Marsden Hospital. Professor Schey served as director of clinical haematology from 1993-2004 before moving to King’s College Hospital in 2005. He was secretary of the UK Myeloma Forum and chairman from 2003-2009. He is currently the research lead for the SE Thames Cancer Network. Professor Schey has published over 100 peer reviewed articles on haematological malignancies and has authored and co-edited a number of books. He is currently president of the British Society of Haematology, lead clinician at Kings College Hospital for clinical myeloma, and transational research and professor of plasma cell dyscrasias at Kings College University of London.