Prav Mathema is the National Medical Manager to the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) and an honorary lecturer on the Cardiff Metropolitan University MSc Sports & Exercise Medicine Programme.
Prav qualified as a Physiotherapist in 1998 and after a short spell within the NHS he collectively spent over a decade as the Head of Medical Services at Queens Park Rangers Football Club, and London Wasps. In addition to his duties as the National Medical Manager, he is also a Senior Physiotherapist for the WRU National Men’s Squad.
Prav has been selected as a Physiotherapist to the British and Irish Lions Rugby team, touring with them in 2009 to South Africa and again in 2013 on the tour of Australia. He is also a member of World Rugby’s Sevens World Series Injury Prevention Working Group. Prav acts as the Chair to the WRU’s Medical Advisory Committee and leads several steering groups within the WRU.