Professor Stephen MacMahon AO
Founding Director, The George Institute for Global Health Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney Chair of Global Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of London
Stephen is one of the founders of The George Institute for Global Health, an architect of its global expansion and currently holds the position of Founding Director of The George Institute for Global Health (worldwide).
He also holds professorial appointments in medicine at UNSW Sydney and Chair of Global Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of London. Stephen is an international authority on the causes, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases and has a special interest is the management of chronic and complex conditions in resource-poor settings, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region.
In addition to his Institute and university appointments, Stephen has held several external appointments, including former Chair of the International Scientific Board of the UK BioBank. He is also Executive Chair of George Clinical Pty Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The George Institute.
Stephen has published more than 300 scientific papers and delivered more than 200 invited lectures. For his work in the field of cardiovascular disease, he has received numerous awards, fellowships and honours from various governments, universities and learned societies.