Bryan graduated from Leeds University in 1997 with a BSc ( Hons) in physiotherapy. After doing his junior rotations for 18 months he went to work as a senior physiotherapist within primary care for four years dealing with a wide range of musculoskeletal injuries. In 2004 he gained an MSc in Human Factors and helped set up an Occupational Health service in his home county of Derbyshire. He has 20 years experience in physiotherapy a and has worked both for the NHS and privately throughout this period. Outside of work Bryan enjoys running, outdoor swimming and long distance cycling and has entered a number of competitive events in all of these different sports.