Swee T Tan, ONZM, MBBS, FRACS,PhD
Ambassador to New Zealand
Based in Wellington, New Zealand, Dr. Swee Tan is the Founder and Executive Director, Gillies McIndoe Research Institute and a Consultant Plastic & Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgeon at Hutt Hospital, and our ambassador to New Zealand. An elected member of 13 national and international professional and scientific societies. Dr. Tan is a recipient of 19 science prizes and 26 honors and awards including the KEA World Class New Zealand Award, the Officer of New Zealand Order of Merit from the Queen, and the Fervent Global Love of Lives Medal. A holder of six patents, he is an author of over 150 publications in peer-reviewed journals, books, and book chapters and has delivered over 350 lectures at conferences. Dr. Tan is a Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, an Associate Editor of Frontiers in Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open, and a reviewer of 32 other medical and science journals.