Skye McGregor

HIV&AIDS Conference 2024 Convenor

Dr Skye McGregor is a public health epidemiologist and head of the Surveillance Innovation Group at the Kirby Institute. Skye’s research concentrates on the prevention and surveillance of HIV and other sexually transmissible infections, with a particular focus in marginalised populations.   

James McMahon

HIV&AIDS Conference 2024 Convenor

A/Prof McMahon is an Infectious Diseases clinician researcher, Head of Infectious Diseases Clinical Research at the Alfred Hospital and also an ID physician at Monash Medical Centre. His research interests are in clinical trials focused on HIV Cure, HIV treatment and COVID-19. For ASHM he sits on the Board and chairs the Antiretroviral Guidelines Committee, he also sits on the Treatment & Chemoprophylaxis Panel for the National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce. 


Executive Committee

Amy Chung 

Chair- Discovery and Translational Science

NHMRC EL2 Investigator and Dame Kate Campbell Fellow at the Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Jillian Lau

Chair- Clinical Management and Therapeutics

Mark O'Reilly

Chair- Clinical Management and Therapeutics

Phillip Keen

Chair- Epidemiology, Prevention and Public Health

Senior Research Fellow, Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney

Michael Traeger

Chair- Epidemiology Prevention and Public Health

Post-doctoral Research Fellow at Burnet Institute

Jeanne Ellard

Chair- Social, Political and Cultural

Research Fellow and Graduate Research Coordinator at Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society

Holley Skene

Chair- Social, Political and Cultural


Robert Wisniewski

ASHM HIV Programs Manager

Acting Director of NPED at ASHM

We acknowledge that the conference is being held the traditional lands of the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' continuing connection to land, water, and community and we pay our respects to Elders past and present. ASHM acknowledges Sovereignty in this country has never been ceded. It always was, and always will be, Aboriginal land.