International Speakers

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Dr Owain George
New Zealand

Dr Owain George is the Registrar of the Pharmacy Council of New Zealand. Owain, who is from South Wales, has a BPharm and a PhD from the University of Cardiff, Wales. He has over twenty years experience in pharmacy, including hospital, community, primary care, and most recently, regulation. He moved to New Zealand in 2005, starting work with the Pharmacy Council in late 2006.  Read more.










Lalitha Raman Wilms

  Prof Lalitha Raman-Wilms

Lalitha Raman-Wilms is an Associate Professor and Associate Dean, Education, at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Canada. Her responsibilities at the Faculty include educational oversight for all programs, development and implementation of a new PharmD curriculum, and course development and teaching in Geriatric Pharmacotherapy. Dr. Raman-Wilms’ research interests are in geriatrics, curriculum development and interprofessional education. Read more.







   Prof Iqbal Ramzan

Professor Iqbal Ramzan is Dean and Professor of Pharmacy at The University of Sydney’s Faculty of Pharmacy. Professor Ramzan is a recognised expert in drug pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics, has published 141 refereed papers and provides high level advice to the Australian Federal Government on drug registration. Read more.








Mr Timothy Maurice Webster

Timothy Maurice Webster is the Author of four brand leadership books and Columnist who consults & speaks on the science of Human & Brand Behavior- with an emphasis on three key leadership pillars; Values formation, Behavioral/ Style Manifestation and Brand Influence. Timothy, American, has been working in Africa and emerging markets since he was 30years old- with a background in branding, design and psychology is inspired by his graduate studies at the Image Institute (2003) and his studies at Brookstone College, US (1996). Read more. 




Mike Rouse 2016

Mr Michael J. Rouse

Born in Harare, Mike studied at the University of Zimbabwe. He worked in hospital and community pharmacy and was chief executive of Zimbabwe’s largest group of pharmacies before moving to the USA in 2001. Mike has published extensively, mainly in the areas of continuing professional development (CPD) and quality of pharmacy education Mike established the International Forum for Quality Assurance of Pharmacy Education and authored FIP’s Global Framework for Quality Assurance of Pharmacy Education (2008, 2014). Read more.








Dr Lynn Weekes

As inaugural chief executive officer of NPS MedicineWise, Lynn has contributed significantly to the development of quality use of medicines (QUM) resources and services for health professionals and consumers in Australia since 1998. In the 2013 Queen's Birthday honours Lynn was appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia for her significant service to Australian community health through the promotion of quality use of medicines. Read more.







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