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Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland ASGBI

ASGBI is the statutory organisation representing general surgeons in the UK and Ireland.

Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland

Mr Neil Welch – President, 2021-2022 Professor

Gillian Tierney – President-elect

Mr Siong Seng Liau – Director of Finance

Mr Christian Macutkiewicz – Director of Scientific Programme

Ms Sonia Lockwood – Director of EGS

Mr Ravi Vohra – Director of Media & Engagement

Professor Vassilios Papalois – Director of Communications

Professor Susan Moug – Director of Research

Ms Nuha Yassin – Director of EDI

Mr Ben Griffiths – Director of Education and Training

About Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland

The Association was established in 1920 and has a long history of providing information, advice, opportunities for further education and networking for its members. It provides leadership in general and emergency surgery and collates sub-specialist knowledge from 12 sister organisations who comprise modern general surgery.

The founding objectives of the Association, were twofold – the advancement of the science and art of surgery and the promotion of friendship amongst surgeons; these objectives remain the same today. ASGBI actively pursues inclusive policies.

Annual congress

ASGBI’s annual International Surgical Congress is held in Spring. It promises to be an exciting blend of educational symposiums on topics covering the general surgery spectrum such as Emergency General Surgery, Trauma, Research, Sustainable Surgery, Motivation, Training and Wellbeing.  Our Director of Scientific Programme, curates a diverse mix of sessions designed to excite, challenge and collaborate with our sister associations within General Surgery. The ASGBI International Surgical Congress presents an incredible opportunity for delegates to learn and network with their fellow colleagues.


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+44 (0)207 304 4770

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