Professor Ian Civil is Professor of Surgery with the University of Auckland and practices as a vascular surgeon at Auckland City Hospital where he is the Director of Trauma Services. He has served on a number of international trauma organisations becoming President of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine (AAAM) in 1999 and President of the International Association for the Surgery of Trauma and Intensive Care (IATSIC) from 2007-2009.
Ian was a founding member of the Australasian Trauma Society and served as President from 2011-2013. He was a Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Councillor from 2003-2012 and from 2010-2012 served as President. He is a member of the Editorial Boards for the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, the World Journal of Surgery. Ian is a Senior Editor of the Australian and NZ Journal of Surgery and Deputy Editor of Injury. Since 2012 Ian has been the Clinical Leader of the Major Trauma National Clinical Network.