Chris Subbe is a graduate from the University of Cologne, Germany where he also completed his postgraduate research in respiratory pathophysiology with the late Prof. K Wassermann.
After training posts in the United Kingdom and Germany and time as a volunteer for "Médecins sans Frontières" in Angola he completed training in respiratory, general internal and intensive care medicine in the Welsh deanery. He works as a consultant in Acute, Respiratory and Intensive Care Medicine at the Ysbyty Gwynedd, North Wales and was appointed Senior Clinical Lecturer at the School of Medical Sciences, Bangor University in 2009.
Beyond his clinical work he is actively involved in Research and Development with a focus on Identification of critically ill patients on general wards. Current projects include the role of the frailty syndrome in prognosticating deteriorating patients and an international bench marking study of rapid response teams.