Dr Currie is a psychiatrist in a specialist treatment and research centre in Newcastle and visiting professor at the University of Sunderland. His research interests include sports psychiatry, mood disorders, recovery and social inclusion. He has published extensively in all these areas including editing a highly commended handbook of Sports Psychiatry(2016) and a collection of Case Studies in Sports Psychiatry (2020). He is founder and a former chair of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Sports Psychiatry Group. He serves on TUE committees and is a psychiatric advisor to UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) and International Testing Agency (ITA). In 2019 he joined the International Olympic Committee mental health working group and was appointed to the Mental Health Expert Panel of the UK Sports Institute. He is chair of the Scientific Committee of the International Society for Sports Psychiatry.