Peter Black MBA FBDO FEAOO is Senior Lecturer in Ophthalmic Dispensing at the University of Central Lancashire where he is part of the team developing a new blended learning “earn while you learn” optometry and ophthalmic dispensing programme. He is Vice Chair of the Joint Optical Committee to Europe which represents the UK at the European Council of Optometry and Optics and in May 2017 he was awarded Fellowship of the European Academy of Optometry and Optics. He is Past President of the Association of British Dispensing Opticians and a practical examiner, exam script marker, practice visitor and assessor. Peter is a prolific author and presenter of CET and works with over 40 optical companies to help them deliver CET to their customers, has presented at many conferences in the UK and internationally, and has written multiple CET articles, features and reports for Dispensing Optics, Optometry Today and Optician. As part of the Seeing Beyond the Eyes Team Peter believes he is making a real difference providing practical advice to optometrists and dispensing opticians so that they can in turn make a real difference to the lives of their patients who live each day with sight loss.