Austin is a consultant haematologist at King’s College Hospital, London.

He has trained and worked at King's since 2004, undertaking research in molecular pathogenesis of MDS and aplastic anaemia. He specialises in bone marrow failures, myeloid malignancies and allogeneic bone marrow transplantation.

He also leads the King's PNH Centre, which is one of two NHS England-commissioned highly specialised services for PNH.