Dr Fleming is an Honorary Associate at the University of Sydney and Scientific Advisor to ORIGIO. Previously, he was the founding Scientific Director of Assisted Conception in Australia, and a Senior Fellow at the University of Queensland. After completing his PhD in 1987, he undertook postdoctoral research at the North Shore Hospital in Sydney, and from 1993-1997 he was appointed Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Nottingham in England, where he established the world’s first Master’s degree in Assisted Reproduction Technology with Dr Simon Fishel. From 1998-2008 Steven was the Scientific Director of Westmead Fertility Centre in Sydney and appointed Senior Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Sydney. He is the recipient of numerous research grants, and an author and editor of several books, book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles. Steven’s research interests include cryopreservation, endometrial physiology, endometriosis, and oocyte maturation, amongst others.