Professor David A Mackey
Professor Mackey was appointed as Managing Director of the Lions Eye Institute and Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Western Australia in March 2009. He heads the University of Western Australia Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Science.
Chief Operating Officer
Chris Whitelock is a chartered accountant with over 25 years experience, and was appointed Chief Operating Officer of the Institute in October 2017. At the Institute he is responsible for managing finances, governance, risk, HR and other corporate services.
Dr Fred K Chen
Director, Clinical Research
Dr Chen is a clinician-scientist appointed as Director of Clinical Research of the Lions Eye institute in 2014. His role is to oversee research involving human conducted at the Lions Eye Institute sponsored by pharmaceutical companies or clinician investigators.
Professor Geoffrey Crawford
Director, Surgical Services
Professor Crawford completed his ophthalmic training in Western Australia before undertaking further sub-specialty training in Oculoplastic Surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London and then Cornea and Refractive Surgery at Emory University in Atlanta, USA.
Professor Mariapia Degli-Esposti
Professor Mariapia A Degli-Esposti was educated at the University of Western Australia. She received a PhD in Immunology with special commendation for outstanding distinction.
Professor Ian McAllister
Director, Clinical Services
Professor McAllister undertook training in Western Australia with additional sub-specialty training in vitreoretinal disorders in the USA. He is Director of Clinical Services at Lions Eye Institute and a consultant ophthalmologist at the Royal Perth and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospitals.