Professor Meriel Jenney is a Consultant in Paediatric Oncology at the Children’s Hospital for Wales since 1996 and is now Interim Executive Medical Director at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. Professor Jenney trained in Sheffield, Melbourne and Manchester and was also awarded a Harkness Fellowship to study in the US where she was based at the University of Minneapolis, Minnesota and studied this impact of cancer in childhood cancer on quality of life. Her main research interests are: Rhabdomyosarcoma; the assessment of quality of life (QoL) of children with cancer; and the late effects of treatment for children with cancer. Prof Jenney is now Chief Investigator for the current international study in Rhabdomyosarcoma, the Frontline and Relapse study in Rhabdomyosarcoma (FaR-RMS). She is also supporting the development of paediatric oncology services at the Children’s Hospital Freetown in Sierra Leone.