• University of Cape Town, MBChB 1982.
  • College of Medicine of South Africa – DASA [Diploma in Anesthesia] 1985.
  • Institute of Corporate Directors ICD.D Rotman &Beedie School of Business 2019.
  • SFU GPSC Leadership and Management Development Program 2011-2012.
  • General Medical Council, London UK 1986-2020.
  • Specialty – GP Anesthesia/Diving Medicine/Aviation Medicine.
  • Registered Lobbyist Federal Government of Canada 2018-2020.

Relevant Experience:

Current

  • CMA Board 2017-2020.
  • CMA Finance Committee 2017-2020.
  • CMA Governance Committee 2019-2020.
  • UBC Clinical Faculty Association Board 2018-2020.
  • Vancouver Medical Association President 2017- 2021.
  • Chair CAUT Clinical Faculty Academic Freedom Subcommittee 2019-2020.

Previous

  • President-Elect /President /Past President Doctors of British Columbia 2014-2017.
  • Chair of General Assembly, BCMA/Doctors of British Columbia 2012-2013.
  • Delegate, Canadian Medical Association General Council 2010-2019.
  • Chair CPAC Doctors of BC 2016-2017.
  • CHEP Doctors of British Columbia 2012-2013.
  • BCMA/Doctors of British Columbia PSP Physician Champion, Adult and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use 2009-2020.
  • St Paul’s Hospital Shared Care Committee 2012-2020.
  • Vice-Chair, Vancouver Division of Family Practice 2010-2011.
  • Vancouver Division of Family Practice (VDoFP) IT Committee 2010-2020.
  • Creston Valley Hospital-Head, Department of Anesthesia 1990-1992.
  • St Vincent’s Hospital Medical QA Committee 1992-2002.
  • Clinical Examiner, Medical Council of Canada – LMCC 2005-2009

Distinctions:

  • Chair’s Recognition Award for Leadership and Contribution to the VDoFP 2016.
  • Life Fellow Leo Marquard Hall University of Cape Town South Africa 1984.
  • Pro Patria Medial-Operational service South West Africa /Namibia 1985.
  • Life Patron Seaforth Highlanders of Canada 2015.

Memberships:

  1. Cape Town Club
  2. College of Medicine of South Africa
  3. Jericho Sailing Club
  4. Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Officers Mess,  Associate Member

Other Interests:
Windsurfing / Kite Boarding / Flying / Scuba Diving/ Skiing / Fishing / Snowboarding / Sailing with daughters aged 7 and 9 now taking precedence in my recreational activities.