Autism Awareness Australia is delighted to announce that Professor Brian Owler will be joining the organisation as a Board member.
Prof. Brian Owler is a paediatric and adult neurosurgeon based in Sydney and is the past President of the Federal and NSW Australian Medical Associations. He is an enthusiastic supporter of Autism Awareness Australia having worked closely with us in his previous role with the AMA and brings a wealth of experience and insight to the Board.
Nicole Rogerson, CEO of Autism Awareness is excited to welcome Brian to the team:
“ It was wonderful working with Brian during his time at the AMA. He is very committed to working with us to improve GP Education around the early warning signs of autism, to ensure early diagnosis and timely access to early intervention”
Prof Owler said:
“I have admired the inspiring work that Autism Awareness have been doing for some time. As a Board member, and as a parent of an amazing child with autism, I am really pleased to have the opportunity to contribute to the important advocacy activities of the organisation on behalf of children with autism and their families.”
Prof Owler looks forward to contributing to our ongoing efforts to improve the lives of all Australians on the autism spectrum.