Research Operations Committee

The Research Operations Committee (ROC) is responsible for oversight of the operational activities for the AGITG research portfolio.

The role of ROC is to monitor research metrics, review study feasibility and budget assumptions and ensure research is conducted effectively and efficiently in collaboration with AGITG partners.

Members comprise the Chair and Deputy Chair from the following committees:

        1. Scientific Advisory Committee
        2. Upper GI Working Party
        3. Lower GI Working Party
        4. International Development Committee
        5. Translational Research Committee
        6. Community Advisory Panel
        7. New Zealand Committee

The Upper and Lower GI Working Parties report to the ROC. Terms of Reference can be found here.

Meet our ROC members



Professor Chris Karapetis
Medical Oncologist

Deputy Chair

Dr Dan Croagh
Surgeon (Hepato-Pancreo-Biliary)


A/Professor Lara Lipton
Medical Oncologist

Dr Amitesh Roy
Medical Oncologist

Professor Jeanne Tie
Medical Oncologist

A/Professor Cherry Koh

Professor Tim Price
Medical Oncologist

Dr David Lau
Medical Oncologist

Professor Vicki Whitehall
Translational Researcher

A/Professor Oliver Sieber
Translational Researcher

Jeff Cuff
Chair, Community Advisory Panel

Milton Kirkwood
Deputy Chair, Community Advisory Panel

Dr Anne O’Donnell
Medical Oncologist