Dinesh Bhugra CBE is a professor of mental health and diversity at the Institute of Psychiatry at King’s College London. He is an honorary consultant psychiatrist at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and is former president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. He is currently president elect of the World Psychiatric Association. He is also a prolific author/editor of over 30 books, 90 book chapters, 100 editorials and over 180 papers. Bhugra currently sits on the Education Committee of the European Psychiatric Association and is currently leading an international research project covering recruitment of medical students into psychiatry across 23 countries, funded by the World Psychiatric Association.