David Webb is a Consultant Endocrinologist at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and Senior Lecturer in the College of Life Sciences at the University of Leicester. His research interests centre on novel therapeutics in type 2 diabetes and obesity; vascular responses to endothelial dysfunction in chronic disease, and lifestyle-based interventions in the management and prevention of metabolic conditions. Within the Leicester Biomedical Research Centre he is the lifestyle theme and training lead and is also the principal investigator for the Leicester side of the STRIVE study. He is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy and Director the University of Leicester Diabetes Masters programme.