Shaista Hafeez is a Clinical Oncology Consultant at the Royal Marsden NHS foundation Trust and a clinician scientist at the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), London. She graduated from Imperial College School of Medicine and completed specialist clinical oncology training in London. In 2013 she was awarded a Cancer Research UK PhD Fellowship and undertook a period of research at the ICR and the Royal Marsden Hospital investigating functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and advanced image guided adaptive radiotherapy techniques. She has received several awards for this work including the RCR Ross Award, The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Prize, and in 2017 she was awarded the Chairman’s Prize for her PhD at the ICR. Shaista was appointed jointly as Consultant Clinical Oncologist and Clinician Scientist in the Urology Unit and Division of Radiotherapy and Imaging at the Royal Marsden and the ICR in 2017. She specialises in the radiotherapy and systemic treatment of patients with urological cancers. Her on-going research aims to improve patient outcomes by developing individualised approaches to radiotherapy delivery using MRI.