Professor George Braitberg has been a practicing emergency physician and toxicologist for 35 years. He is currently Head of the Emergency Medicine Stream for the Centre for Critical Care Medicine at the University of Melbourne and Executive Director of Strategy, Quality and Improvement at Melbourne Health He is also a Fellow of the American College of Medical Toxicology, the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM), and the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators. He has a Masters in Bioethics and Health Services Management (Monash University) and is a member of the Victorian Clinical Council, a Board member of St Johns Ambulance (Victoria), and Medical Advisor to Ambulance Victoria. His research interests include toxicology, ethical decision making, health system redesign, and the management of acute emergencies. He has published over 70 peer reviewed papers and authored more than 20 book chapters. He was awarded the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine Service Award in 2018 and became a member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2018 and an Officer of the Order of St John (OStJ) in 2019. He is a proud grandfather of 5+.