Interplast Australia & New Zealand
Oct 01, 2019
Cameron Glover, Deputy CEO
Interplast Australia & New Zealand

Interplast is a fully accredited nongovernment organisation (NGO) with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). Interplast is registered by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission (ACNC) and is a signatory to the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) Code of Conduct.

Interplast was initially established in 1983 by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in partnership with Rotary and is a company limited by guarantee.

For 35 years, Interplast has brought together teams of volunteers that have performed 26,000 lifechanging operations for 45,000 patients in 1,000 programs across the Asia Pacific region. Their volunteers include; plastic and reconstructive surgeons, anaesthetists, nurses and nurse educators, and allied health professionals such as occupational therapists, physiotherapists and speech pathologists. Together, they use a multidisciplinary approach across the full patient journey. Increasingly, Interplast’s key focus is on training and mentoring local medical professionals so that they can continue to deliver safe and effective surgery, post-operative care and rehabilitation in their communities for the benefit of future generations.

Local partners are at the centre of everything Interplast do. They have well established partnerships in the 17 countries in which they work to support repairing bodies and rebuilding lives.

As Deputy CEO, Interplast Australia New Zealand, Cameron’s role is responsible for overseeing fundraising and community engagement activities, strategic and operational planning and fostering lasting partnerships to ensure safe, timely and accessible reconstructive surgery and associated health services across the region.