Professor Brien Holden remembered for his work

Formidable professor and optometrist Brien Holden, CEO of the Brien Holden Vision Institute, has died aged 73

We’re very sorry to hear that Professor Brien Holden has passed away. Brien was widely recognised as a leading light in optics - a formidable optometrist who has inspired health care professionals and scientists around the world. Brien will be sorely missed and our thoughts are with his family at this difficult time. 

Chair of the Brien Holden Vision Institute board and life-long friend of Professor Holden, Professor Brian Layland commented: “Brien's efforts and achievements have been recognised, applauded and adopted worldwide. All who have worked with him will have fond memories to cherish; all will miss him. His legacy will encourage all to strive to achieve the goals he had set.”