Daniel Pelling is the Site Manager for Blood Sciences at St. Mary’s Hospital, part of North West London Pathology, based in London, UK. He has extensive training in the clinical laboratory and hold multiple degrees, including the Higher Specialist Diploma in hematology. He has over 20 years of experience in haematology, specializing in morphology and its correlations with disease and ancillary studies such as genetics and immunophenotyping. He also hold degrees and has experience in forensic medicine. In his spare time, he leads educational efforts in the hematology community. He teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, is the lead tutor for the English programme stream of the multilingual international education programme e-HEMATimage. He also holds advisory positions in UK NEQAS, Institute for Biomedical Sciences and the European Hematology Association. Dan is also a SCUBA diving instructor, an avid ice-hockey fan and has a deep interest in and knowledge of the mediaeval history of the Languedoc region.