Senior management

Steffen Faurby
Interim Chief Executive Officer

The Office of CEO oversees all College operations and functions, General Counsel and Legal, and the RACP Board Secretariat.

Dr Kudzai Kanhutu FRACP
Dean of the College

The Dean is a senior Physician who represents members on clinical and medical-technical issues, advises on workforce issues and supports, engages and represents the RACP’s physician membership base and partnerships internationally. The Dean helps to ensure that the RACP has the relevant infrastructure, systems, and processes in place to deliver value to current and future physicians.

Professor Inam Haq, FRACP, FRCP
Executive General Manager, Education, Learning and Assessment

Education, Learning and Assessment (ELA) coordinates the College’s annual cycle of written and clinical examinations. It accredits healthcare workplaces that train our physicians and coordinates support for trainees in difficulty. ELA is responsible for our Education Renewal program, ensuring that our physician training remains world-class.

Nicola Lewis
Nicola Lewis
Executive General Manager, Policy and Advocacy

The Policy and Advocacy team provides a strong voice in the public policy arena and ensures the College contributes to and influences the Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand debate on health.

John McConville
John McConville
Chief Financial Officer
Executive General Manager, Shared Services

The Shared Services team delivers efficient and effective financial management of College funds and assets, and facilitates commercial services that support College operations.

Lisa Penlington
Lisa Penlington
Executive General Manager, Member Engagement and Support

Member Engagement and Support works to support our members and connect them with their College. It supports peak bodies of the College, including its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters. It also encompasses our Australian Regional and Aotearoa support teams, our online contact points and Contact Centre, Marketing and Communications and Events.

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Louise Rigby
Executive General Manager, Professional Practice

Professional Practice supports compliance and professional learning functions. These include professional development, performance of Fellows and assessment of overseas physicians, including registration.

David Bough
Interim Chief Information Officer

The CIO provides strategic direction and leadership for all aspects of information technology to support College business objectives in growing member engagement and satisfaction, improving the digital experience of our teams, and supporting efficient service delivery.

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