Lyndon da Cruz
The Power List 2020 – Power List
Consultant Retinal Surgeon, Moorfields Eye Hospital; Professor of Stem Cell and Retinal Transplantation Surgery, University College London, UK
Piece of advice for your younger self?
Take the greatest variety of opportunities that come your way as it will make for the most interesting life.
The most serendipitous moment of your career?
When I didn’t get a job I applied for in London and ended up getting a job in Oxford. This led to more time with my future wife that meant I ended up with a lifelong job in London – it came full circle in the end!
The most unexpected turn your career took?
I expected to live and work in Australia, which is where I am from, and I ended up in London.