Professor Mark Batt graduated from Cambridge University Medical School in 1984 and trained in Family Medicine. He obtained a Diploma in Sports Medicine from the University of
London in 1991 and completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the University of California, Davis in 1993. Since 1995, he has been in Nottingham, United Kingdom, as a consultant/senior lecturer in Sport and Exercise Medicine at the Nottingham University Hospitals where he was appointed Special Professor in 2004.
He serves or served as a consultant for The England and Wales Cricket Board, The Rugby Football League, British Gymnastics, The English Institute of Sport, The Wimbledon Tennis Championships, ATP and the WTA.
He is immediate past-president of the Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine and past Chairman of the Specialist Advisory Committee in SEM. He chaired the work-group which produced the successful case for SEM as a specialty of medicine (2005). He is director of the Arthritis Research UK (ARUK) Cent