Dr Jim Littlewood (OBE) qualified in medicine at Leeds University in 1956, and has devoted his professional time entirely to cystic fibrosis since 1994.
He was a member of the Research and Medical Advisory Committee from 1983 to 1988, and accepted an invitation to chair it from April 1995. In July 2003 Dr Littlewood was appointed Chairman of the Trust, retiring in 2011.
He was appointed Honorary President in December 2011. A fount of knowledge about cystic fibrosis, Jim is an invaluable resource and a great advocate and representative for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.