A Board of Directors known as the "Council" manages the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, Incorporation. The Board is made up of the President, Past President, President Elect, Secretary General, Secretary General Elect, Treasurer, Treasurer Elect, Chairman of the Scientific Committee, Congress Chairman, HPB Editor-in-Chief, Members at Large and the three Regional Presidents of E-AHPBA, AHPBA and A-PHPBA.












Members at Large

  • Rebecca Minter, Dallas, Texas USA
  • Andrea Frilling, London, UK
  • Kyung-Suk Suh, Seoul, Korea
  • Feng Shen, Shanghai, China
  • Thomas van Gulik, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Regional Presidents

E-AHPBA: Martin Smith, Johannesburg, South Africa
AHPBA: Gazi Zibari, Shreveport, Louisiana USA
A-PHPBA: Norihiro Kokudo, Tokyo, Japan

2018 World Congress Chairman

Pierre-Alain Clavien, Zurich, Switzerland

2020 World Congress Chairman

Christopher Christophi, Melbourne, Australia

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