Louise Kenny is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College, Cork. She was awarded CCST by the Specialist Training Authority of the Medical Royal Colleges, UK in 2005 and was appointed as a Senior Lecturer and Consultant Obstetrician at St Mary’s Hospital, The University of Manchester. She joined University College Cork in 2006 as a Senior Lecturer and Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Cork University Maternity Hospital, where she established a research centre investigating adverse pregnancy outcome and pregnancy loss. She was promoted to Professor in 2009 and directs the Irish Centre for Foetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT), Ireland’s first perinatal research centre, a hub for translational clinical research, clinical trials and innovation in pregnancy and beyond. At CUMH, she is part of the Perinatal Medicine team and leads the pre-conception service. She has a particular interest in hypertensive disorders of medicine and other maternal complications. She is chair of Maternal Medicine Clinical Study Group at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and Secretary of the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in pregnancy.