Dasha is Reader in Child Psychiatry at Imperial College London and Honorary Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, specialising in feeding and eating disorders and psychological aspects of obesity in children and young people. Before moving to Imperial in 2018, she worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital for 23 years as clinical lead for the National Eating Disorders Team. She has published over 60 research articles and book chapters and is actively engaged in research, lecturing and teaching. She is a Fellow and Past President of the Academy of Eating Disorders and chairs the Faculty of Eating Disorders at the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Dasha’s niece is a scholar at St Chris.