Andrew Walls was born in Cardiff. He was educated in London. He studied medicine there and in Edinburgh. He came to Dumfries in 1980 as a Consultant Surgeon, subsequently becoming Medical Director of Acute Services. He was elected to the Health Board in 2010 and currently serves as Chair of Scotland’s Organ Donation Committees. Andrew is Convenor of the Crichton Foundation and is an active member of the Dumfries Rotary Club.