Jon-Paul was born and raised in Wales. He graduated in 1996 from the University of Bristol in the UK having been awarded his MB ChB. He completed his residency and general surgical training in hospitals throughout the South West of England, following which he successfully completed his examination and was awarded his MRCS (Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons). Prior to commencing higher Urological training Jon-Paul undertook a two year period of research at the Bristol Urological Institute in the UK into bladder cancer which culminated in the award of his MD. Jon-Paul then completed higher Urological training in Oxford and successfully obtained Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons FRCS (Urol). He then undertook a year’s Fellowship at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and decided to remain in Queensland. He undertook the Australian Fellowship examination, which he successfully completed and has also been awarded Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons FRACS (Urol). Jon-Paul has worked publically at Redcliffe Hospital since 2008. In addition he operates privately at Peninsula Private Hospital, the North Lakes Day Hospital and has an Intermediate list at Redcliffe Hospital. He consults from his rooms at both the Peninsula Specialist Centre and the North Lakes Specialist Centre.