Rick undertook undergraduate medical training at Cambridge University and clinical medical training at University College London. He worked full-time as a medical, then as a psychiatric doctor from 2004-10, obtaining his MRCP and MRCPsych. From 2009-10 he did a part-time MSc in the Philosophy of Mental Disorder at King’s College London. From 2010-14, He did his PhD at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at UCL. He is now an NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Psychiatry at UCL. Rick was a WONDER trustee from 2013-2016 and has also worked in Africa.