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, Chair of the Scientific Committee, Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Congress Chair, HPB Editor-in-Chief, Members at Large and the three Regional Presidents of E-AHPBA, AHPBA and A-PHPBA.


Professor René Adam

Paris, France 

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Past President 

Dr William Jarnagin 

New York, USA

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President Elect 

Professor Krishnakumar Madhavan  


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Secretary General 

Professor Rowan Parks  

Edinburgh, United Kingdom 

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Dr Charles Vollmer  

Pennsylvania, USA  

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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Officer 

Dr Rebecca Minter 

Wisconsin, USA

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Chair of the Scientific Committee 

Professor Itaru Endo 

Yokohama, Japan

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Secretary General Elect 

Professor Shailesh Shrikhande 

Mumbai, India  

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Treasurer Elect 

Professor Timothy Pawlik 

Columbus, USA  

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Council Members at Large

Professor Javier Lendoire, Argentina  

Professor Michelle D'Oliveira, Switzerland

Professor Sang-Jae Park, Korea  

Professor Binyong Liang, China

Dr Tara Kent, USA

Professor Ajith Siriwardena, UK

Dr Catherine Teh, Philippines 

Early Career Group Chair

Dr Marcello Di Martino, Spain

Regional Association Presidents

Dr Mariano Gimenez, USA - AHPBA President

Professor Shailesh Shrikhande, India - A-PHPBA President 

Professor Marc Besselink, Netherlands - E-AHPBA President 

2026 World Congress President

Professor Shridhar Iyer, Singapore

HPB Editor-in-Chief 

Professor Steve Wigmore, United Kingdom 

IHPBA Foundation President 

Professor Martin Smith, South Africa 

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