Board of Directors

William_Beach_Thomas
Mr Thomas has been a member of the Board of Management since the Institute was incorporated on 14 February 1985. Mr Thomas is the principal of the legal firm of Thomas and Company, and has been a solicitor in private practice since 1968. He is an accredited specialist in business law and a Notary Public.
Merv_Cross
Dr Cross was responsible for the establishment of the Institute in 1985, and has been a member of the Board of Management since the Institute was incorporated on 14 February 1985. Dr Cross who retired from practice in September 2012, was the senior orthopaedic surgeon at the North Sydney Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre. He is a Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association, the Australian College of Sports Physicians, the Australian Sports Medicine Federation and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He was Director of Orthopaedics for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
Greg_roger
Dr Roger has been a member of the Board of Management since 19 July 2000. Dr Roger is the founder of Advanced Surgical Design & Manufacture Pty Limited, a leading Australian manufacturer and exporter of orthopaedic medical implants. Dr Roger is also Adjunct A/Prof of Bioengineering at the University of Sydney. In July 2013 Dr Roger was appointed by the Australian Federal Government as the Medical and Scientific Technologies Supplier Advocate.
Bill_Walters
Dr Walter has been a member of the Board of Management since 23 May 2011. Dr Walter is a partner in the Specialist Orthopaedic Group and operates at the Mater Hospital specialising in hip replacement and knee replacement surgery. He is a member of the Australian College of Surgeons, the Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA) and the Arthroplasty Society of Australia. He completed his PhD (Surgery) in 2006 and accepted an appointment as Associate Professor and Clinical Discipline Leader in Surgery for the University of Notre Dame in 2010 (Mater Campus). Dr Walter is an Associate Professor with the University of NSW and is a Past president of ISTA (International Society of Technology in Arthroplasty).
David_wood
Dr Wood has been a member of the Board of Management since 2013. He is a senior surgeon at the North Sydney Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre. He is a former Chairman of the NSW Branches of the the Australian Orthopaedic Association and the Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a past member of the Knee Prostheses Advisory Group, the Medical Services Committee of NSW and the Medical Services Advisory Committee. He is a past Secretary of the Australian Knee Society and in 2013 he was elected President of the Society.
David-Gordon1
Mr Gordon joined the Board of AIMS in 1989. He possesses broad general management experience having managed major IT software development and infrastructure environments and subsequently ran company operations for an international IT consultancy in Australia and Hong Kong.

Mr Gordon assumed the role of Secretary in July 2010.