Dr. Beran MBBS, MD, FRACP, FRACGP, Grad. Dip. Tertiary Ed., Grad. Dip. Further Ed., FAFPHM, FACLM, FRCP, FACBS, B Leg. S, MHL and FFFLM (Hon). He is trained as a consultant neurologist and is accredited also as a sleep physician, in addition to working within legal medicine and aviation medicine. He is a Professor in the School of Medicine at Griffith University, Queensland, Conjoint Professor of Medicine at the University of New South Wales, is a Past President of the Australasian College of Legal Medicine and currently still serves on the Council of the College, having stepped down from the Presidency in 2011. He is the Australian Governor and Secretary General of the Board of Governors of the World Association for Medical Law and is a past Board Member of the Australian & New Zealand Institute of Health Law and Ethics and a member of the Australian Academy of Forensic Sciences and an Honorary Fellow of the Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians (London). Within the neurological domain. has served on the Commission for the International Bureau for Epilepsy, dealing with epilepsy and the law, and the Commissions for the International League Against Epilepsy dealing with the economic aspects of epilepsy and the burden of epilepsy. His ADF commitment includes the rank of Commander in the RANR and he is a Designated Medical Examiner for CASA.