Professor Graham Watt (MD FRCGP FRSE FMedSci CBE) is currently Emeritus Professor at the University of Glasgow in General Practice and Primary Care. He graduated in medicine from the University of Aberdeen in 1976 and trained in epidemiology, public health and general practice, including time spent with Dr Julian Tudor Hart at Glyncorrwg in South Wales. He was Norie Miller Professor of General Practice at the University of Glasgow from 1994-2016. He conceived, led and coordinated the Deep End Project, comprising the collective activities of general practitioners serving the 100 poorest communities in Scotland. He has longstanding academic links with the Institute of Community and Public Health at Birzeit University, including PhD students now in senior university positions at Birzeit and Hebron. He is a Trustee of the UK charity Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP) and chairs the steering group of the Lancet Palestinian Health Alliance. He is an elected fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the UK Academy of Medical Sciences, a Trustee and Board Member of the Scottish Professional Football League Trust and a Member of the Project Board of the Jimmy Reid Foundation.