Prof Sean Kehoe qualified at Trinity College Dublin and after obtaining his MRCOG came to the UK and undertook the post of CRC Fellow in Gynaecological Cancer at the University of Birmingham. He obtained an MD, and continued to work in Birmingham achieving subspecialty training in Gynaecological Oncology and was appointed a Senior Lecturer in Gynaecological Cancer. He then moved to Oxford, and as the Foundation Professor of Gynaecological Cancer, he developed the Oxford Gynaecological Cancer Centre before returning to Birmingham to take up the Lawson Tait Chair in Gynaecological Cancer in December 2012. He has lectured widely both nationally and internationally. In 2010 he was awarded the Boyle Memorial Medal by the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Ireland, and was re-elected a Senior Research Fellow of St Peters College, Oxford in 2013.