Sameer is a a consultant Paediatric Neurologist at the Royal Hospital for Children and Honorary Professor in the University of Glasgow. He graduated in Medicine from Edinburgh University and trained in paediatrics and neurology in Edinburgh, Sydney and Glasgow. His clinical and reserach interests include epilepsy, neurogenetics and neurological sleep disorders. He leads the Paediatric Neurosciences Research Group and is clinical lead of the National Services Scotland funded Genetic Epilpesy Service. He is President of the European Paediatric Neurology Society, Editor-in-Chief of the Eur. J. of Paed Neuro, R&D Lead for Greater Glasgow & Clyde and was Chair of the ILAE commission on calssification and terminology 2013-17.