Richard Stewart is President British Association of Paediatric Surgeons – a role he has held since July 2018.
He was appointed Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Queen’s Medical Centre in 1992 having trained in The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne and Queen’s University, Belfast.
Previous roles have included Assistant Medical Director Queens Medical Centre 2001-2005 and Regional Professional Advisor to the Royal College of Surgeons for Paediatric Surgery 2010-2014. He was also Clinical advisor & GPS lead, East Midlands Specialist Commissioning Group 2010-1012, and the lead for General Paediatric Surgery, East Midlands Strategic Clinical Network 2013-2015
He was a steering group member and Surgical Lead for NHS England’s ‘Specialised Surgery in Children Review’ held from December 2016-19.