Officers

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.

President 

Martin Smith

Johannesburg, South Africa

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Past President

Oscar Imventarza

Buenos Aires, Argentina


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President Elect 

Norihiro Kokudo, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCS

Tokyo, Japan

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Treasurer

William R. Jarnagin, MD, FACS

New York, USA


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Secretary General 

Kevin Conlon, MA MCh MBA FRCSI FACS FRCSED FRCSG FTCD

Dublin, Ireland

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Chairman Scientific Programme Committee

Shailesh Shrikhande, MS, MD, FRCS

Mumbai, India

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Treasurer Elect

Elijah Dixon, MD FRCSC FACS

Calgary, Alberta Canada

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Secretary General Elect 

Cornelis H.C. (Kees) Dejong

Maastricht, Netherlands 

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Members at Large

  • René Adam, Villejuif, France
  • Zhiyong Huang, Wuhan, China 
  • Rebecca Minter, Madison, USA
  • Kyung-Suk Suh, Seoul, Korea

Regional Presidents

AHPBA: Charles Vollmer, Philadelphia, USA
A-PHPBA: Dong-Wook Choi, Seoul, Korea
E-AHPBA: Christos Dervenis, Athens, Greece

2020 World Congress Chairman

Christopher Christophi, Melbourne, Australia

2022 World Congress Chairman

William Chapman, Saint Louis, USA

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