EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

In accordance with the Constitution, the affairs of the Australian & New Zealand Association of Paediatric Surgeons are managed by an Executive Committee who:

1.     Control and manage the business and affairs of the Association;

2.     May, subject to the Rules, Regulations and the Associations Incorporation Act (1981) exercise all such powers and functions as may be exercised by the Association other than those powers and functions that are required by the Rules to be exercised by General Meetings of the members of the Association and;

3.     Subject to the Rules, Regulations and the Associations Incorporation Act (1981) have the power to perform all such acts, matters and things as appear to the Executive Committee to be essential for the proper management of the business and affairs of the Association.


Current Executive Committee of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Paediatric Surgeons Representatives:

President

President-Elect and SIMG Representative

Immediate Past President and PDSB Representative

Secretary

Treasurer

Chair, Board of Pediatric Surgery

RACS Councillor

Younger Fellows Representative

Trainee Representative

Scientific Co-convener 2022

 

Scientific Convener 2023 

State Representatives:

New Zealand

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Queensland

Victoria and Tasmania

South Australia

Western Australia

Northern Territory

Executive Officer

Click here for a list of Past executive Committee Members.

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President

Dr Guy Henry

NEW SOUTH WALES

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President-Elect

Dr Peter Borzi
FRACS FRCS A/Professor Uni of Qld
QUEENSLAND

Specialities: Paediatric Surgery and Paediatric Urology

Hospital: Queensland Children’s Hospital

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Immediate Past President
PDSB Representative

Dr Russell Taylor
CREDENTIALS
STATE

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Boards: PDSB, GSSE Anatomy Sub-committee 

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Secretary

Dr Bhavesh Patel

MBChB FRACS

QUEENSLAND

SpecialtiesPaediatric and Neonatal Surgery, Urology, Burns

Hospitals: Queensland Children's Hospital, Sunshine Coast University Hospital, Wesley Hospital, Mater Children's Private Brisbane, Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital, Nambour Selangor Private Hospital 

Boards: Secretary, Society of Paediatric Urology of New Zealand and Australia 

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Treasurer

Dr Michael Nightingale  

FRACS

VICTORIA

Specialty: Paediatric Surgery 

Hospital: Royal Children’s Hospital

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Chair, Board of Paediatric Surgery

Dr Neil Price

CREDENTIALS

NEW ZEALAND

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Boards: Chair, Board of Paediatric Surgery, RACS 

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Councillor Representative
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)

Dr Philip Morreau 
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NEW ZEALAND

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Younger Fellows Representative 

Dr Kim Aikins
MBBS(Hons), FRACS, BSc(Hons) DipCH
NEW ZEALAND

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Trainee Representative 
Board of Paediatric Surgery

Dr Jessica Rayner
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QUEENSLAND

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State Representative
New Zealand

Prof. Spencer W Beasley

ONZM MB ChB (Otago) MS (Melbourne) FRACS FAICD

NEW ZEALAND

Specialities: Paediatric Surgery and Paediatric Urology  

Hospitals: Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, NZ

Boards: Child Cancer Research Trust, Donald Beasley Institute, Chair, St Michael’s Church School Board of Governors, Symulus Ltd 

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State Representative
Australian Capital Territory

Dr Celine Hamid

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AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

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State Representative
New South Wales

Dr Catherine Langusch

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NEW SOUTH WALES

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State Representative 
Victoria and Tasmania
2021 Scientific Co-Convener

A/Prof Ram Nataraja

MBBS BSc(Hons) GCCS(Hons) GDipSurgEd FRCSEd(Paed.Surg) FFSTEd FRACS(Paeds)

VICTORIA

Specialities: Paediatric Surgery & Simulation-Based Medical Education

Hospitals: Monash Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Boards: Director of Surgical Simulation at MCH, Co-Chair of the MCH Simulation Service, Co-Director of Short Courses at Monash Institute for Health & Clinical Education

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State Representative
Queensland

Dr Daniel Carroll

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QUEENSLAND

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State Representative
South Australia

Dr Catherine Cord-Udy

MBBS (Adelaide) FRACS 

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Speciality: Paediatric Surgery 

Hospitals: The Women's and Children's Hospital Adelaide and Flinders Medical Centre

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State Representative
Western Australia

Dr Elizabeth Whan

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WESTERN AUSTRALIA

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ANZAPS Executive Officer

Kate Fisher
VICTORIA