Simon FishelFRSB, PhD
Simon Fishel is the Founder and President of the CARE Fertility Group, following 18 years serving as its CEO. He has worked in the field of Assisted Reproduction Technology / Assisted Conception for over 35 years and was part of the original pioneering IVF team with Steptoe and Edwards that produced the world’s first IVF ("test tube") baby. Prof Fishel has published over 200 academic papers, four books in the IVF field has established numerous clinics worldwide and was the first to introduce IVF to China in the 1980s. His research career began at the University of Cambridge, where he worked for several years with Professor Robert Edwards prior to the birth of Louise Brown, In 1978 he was appointed a Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge, became a Cambridge University Lecturer and was awarded the prestigious Beit Memorial Fellowship. In 1980 he became Deputy Scientific Director at the world's first "test tube baby clinic", working with Robert Edwards and Patrick Steptoe.