He is the Secretary General Elect of the European Association of Urology, having previously been the Chairman of the International Relations Committee, Adjunct Secretary General responsible for Education, and Director of the European School of Urology. He has been nominated by the EAU as the secretary general elect, pending approval at the AGM in 2014. He is the editor-in-chief of the journal Neurourology and Urodynamics and is on the editorial board of several international journals. He is an active member of many urological associations and societies including the British Association of Urological Surgeons, the European Association of Urology, the International Continence Society, the Association of Academic European Urologists and the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons. He has chaired a number of guidelines initiatives including the NICE Guidelines Development Group on male lower urinary tract symptoms and was co-chairman of the ICUD consultation on male LUTS in 2012. He was awarded the St Peter’s medal by the British Association of Urological Surgeons in 2011. Professor Chapple has co-authored over 350 articles in peer-reviewed Journals and has written several books and a number of book chapters.
Professor Christopher Chapple is a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Honorary Professor at University of Sheffield and Visiting Professor at Sheffield Hallam University. He has a particular interest in functional reconstruction of the lower urinary tract and the underlying pharmacological control mechanisms, and provides a tertiary service in lower urinary tract reconstructive surgery. He trained at the Middlesex Hospital where he subsequently completed his doctorate thesis, and continued there and at the Institute of Urology in London for his sub-specialist training.