Prof Chris Berney

Prof Christophe Berney. Chair 

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Prof Christophe Berney was elected the Chairperson of DAISI on 3rd may 2022 and by virtue if this also a Board Member during his tenure as Chairperson. Prior to being Chair he was the elected Deputy Chair of DAISI from 2020 until 2021.   Prior to this he was the Acting Secretary in 2019.  Prof Berney is a General surgeon from Sydney with expertise in colorectal, upper GI and thyroid surgery and hernia surgery having both public and private hospital appointments.   Prof Berney is head of department of general surgery at Bankstown hospital and also a Conjoint Professor with the University of NSW. Prof Berney has a keen interest in humanitarian work in developing countries and first volunteered with DAISI in Gizo (Solomon Islands) in September 2017, has returned to the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and PNG as a DAISI volunteer on a numerous occasions.