Dr Clissold is a stroke neurologist at Monash Health and Barwon Health in Victoria, Australia. He is a graduate of Monash University and has completed his doctoral research in relation to patterns of stroke admissions to Victorian Hospitals using data linkage methods. His current clinical roles include as the head of inpatient services for neurology at Barwon Health in Victoria, one of Australia’s largest regional health services. He works in both rural and metropolitan acute stroke services at both Monash Health and Barwon Health, and is involved in providing hyperacute stroke treatment. He is a member of the Victorian Stroke Clinical Network, and is actively involved in clinical trial work including the EXTEND IV and TASTE trials. He also has ongoing research interests in data pattern recognition and cardiac risk factors for acute stroke and holds honorary fellow/ lecturer positions at Monash University and Deakin University. He recently joined the Victorian Stroke Telemedicine Service.