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 2021

Scientific Co-convener 2022 

State Representatives:

New Zealand

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Queensland

Victoria

Tasmania

South Australia

Western Australia

Northern Territory

Executive Officer

Click here for a list of Past executive Committee Members.

President

Mr Guy Henry

NEW SOUTH WALES

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Hospitals: 

Boards: 

President-Elect

Mr Peter Borzi

FRACS FRCS A/Professor Uni of Qld

QUEENSLAND

Specialities: Paediatric Surgery and Paediatric Urology

Hospital: Queensland Children’s Hospital

Immediate Past President

PDSB Representative

Mr Russell Taylor

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Boards: PDSB, GSSE Anatomy Sub-committee 

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 

Treasurer

Dr Michael Nightingale  

FRACS

VICTORIA

Specialty: Paediatric Surgery 

Hospital: Royal Children’s Hospital

Boards: 

Chair, Board of Paediatric Surgery

Dr Neil Price

CREDENTIALS

NEW ZEALAND

Specialities: 

Hospitals: 

Boards: Chair, Board of Paediatric Surgery, RACS 

Councillor Representative

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)

Mr Tony Sparnon

CREDENTIALS

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

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Boards: President, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Younger Fellows Representative 

2022 Scientific Co-convener

Dr Jennifer Ah Toy

MBBS, FRACS

QUEENSLAND

SpecialtyPaediatric Surgery

Hospital: Gold Coast University Hospital 

Boards: Instructor for Early Management of Severe Trauma, member of Queensland Younger Fellows Committee 

Trainee Representative 

Board of Paediatric Surgery

Dr Liam Vierboom

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NEW ZEALAND

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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 

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 

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

State Representative

Queensland

Dr Daniel Carroll

CREDENTIALS

QUEENSLAND

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State Representative

Tasmania

Dr Michael Ee

MBBS (Melb) FRACS (Paed)

TASMANIA

  • Dr Michael Ee

Specialities: Paediatric Surgery and Urology

Hospitals: Royal Hobart Hospital

Boards: RACS Regional (Tas) Trauma Chair, Supervisor of Paediatric SET, RACS State Rep.; Postgraduate Medical Education Council of Tasmania (PMCT), Clinical Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Joint member; Australian and New Zealand Assoc. for Surgery of Trauma (ANZAST) and Australasian Trauma Society (ATS) Inc., Member; Society of Paediatric Urology New Zealand and Australia (SPUNZA), RACS Academy of Surgical Educator, Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Inc.

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

State Representative

Western Australia

Dr Elizabeth Whan

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WESTERN AUSTRALIA

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ANZAPS Executive Officer

Ms Rachael Morgan

VICTORIA