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.


Dr William Jarnagin

New York, USA 

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Past President 

Professor Norihiro Kokudo 

Tokyo, Japan

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President Elect 

Professor René Adam  

Paris, France 

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Secretary General 

Professor Rowan Parks  

Edinburgh, United Kingdom 

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Dr Elijah Dixon 

Calgary, Canada 

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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Officer 

Dr Rebecca Minter 

Wisconsin, USA

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Chair of the Scientific Committee 

Professor Christian Toso 

Geneva, Switzerland

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Secretary General Elect 

Professor Shailesh Shrikhande 

Mumbai, India  

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Treasurer Elect 

Dr Charles Vollmer 

Pennsylvania, USA  

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Council Members at Large

Professor Marc Besselink, Netherlands 

Professor Michelle D'Oliveira, Switzerland

Professor Itaru Endo, Japan

Professor Zhiyong Huang, China

Dr Tara Kent, USA

Early Career Group Chair

Dr Julie Hallet, Canada

Regional Association Presidents

Dr Sean Cleary, USA - AHPBA President

Professor KK Madhavan, Singapore - A-PHPBA President 

Professor Marc Besselink, Netherlands - E-AHPBA President 

2024 World Congress President

Professor Eduard Jonas, South Africa

HPB Editor-in-Chief 

Professor Steve Wigmore, United Kingdom 

IHPBA Foundation President 

Professor Martin Smith, South Africa 

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