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Meet our experts

Our unrivalled wealth of experience, knowledge, and skills that can be applied to any context or situation, anywhere in the world, gives us a unique advantage over any other provider.

No other emergency response group can provide such a breadth of medical and public health crisis support.

Respond Global Emergency Response Team

A truly global team

Respond Global’s international team of multi-lingual emergency response experts provide solutions that are a direct result of their field-based experiences, adapted to the specific context of a country, industry, or organisation.

Our clinical and logistics staff have worked with over 60 countries and regional bodies, as well as the WHO and UN in improving international response mechanisms.

With connections to health leadership and operational response teams in Australia, New Zealand, South-West Pacific, Asia, and the WHO, we are in the unique position of being able to provide a meaningful localised translation of global, national and state health policies into practical and implementable responses.

Our experts

Scott Wilson, Chief Commercial Officer at Respond Global
Scott Wilson
Chief Commercial Officer
Scott has worked in many of Australia’s largest and most complex corporations and government organisations and also has an operational background within the fire services of both Victoria and Queensland.
Abigail Trewin, Director of Advisory and Education
Abigail Trewin
Director of Advisory & Education
Abi brings strong experience in disaster management, having held senior positions in the National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre, AUSMAT, Victorian Government and the WHO.
Rebecca Weir, Director of Health Services at Respond Global
Rebecca Weir
Director of Health Services
Rebecca has wide experience in managing, recruiting and preparing medical teams for emergency responses worldwide. She brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership to her role.
Chris Maher AO, Senior Specialist Adviser - Health Emergencies at Respond Global
Chris Maher AO
Senior Specialist Advisor
With a highly distinguished career on the frontline of polio eradication and immunisation programme management, Chris was appointed Chief Scientist and Senior Advisor to the global programme in 2012.
Barbara Daufanamae, Technical Health Advisor at Respond Global
Barbara Daufanamae
Technical Health Advisor
Barbara is our international health ministry relationship expert. She specialises in working with governments to design and implement Emergency Medical Teams (EMTs) and health emergency operations during crises.
Yolanda Dasgupta, Technical Health Advisor at Respond Global
Yolanda Dasgupta
Technical Health Advisor
Yolanda has over 15 years of experience in emergency preparedness and response. At Respond Global, Yolanda leads the Australian Government Department of Health’s Rapid Antigen Testing Program for Care Organisations.

Respond Global Partners

Dr Matt Brearley, Respond Global Partner
Dr Matt Bearley
Dr Matt Brearley is Australia’s pre-eminent occupational heat stress consultant, conducting and applying research to guide industry practice.