Dr Max Mongelli completed his clinical and research training in the United Kingdom. It was during this period that he developed interest in prenatal medicine along with foetal growth disorders. He is known the world over for the many papers as well as a book that he has written on the field of obstetrics. He has been a specialist obstetrician and gynaecologist in Singapore and more recently at the Nepean Hospital in Sydney. He is currently an Honorary Associate of the University of Sydney.