Professor Les White AM

Professor Les White AM Professor Les White was appointed as the inaugural New South Wales Chief Paediatrician from September 2010 until June 2016. He was Executive Director of Sydney Children's Hospital (1995 – 2010), President of Children's Hospitals and Paediatric Units Australasia (1999-2004), Convenor of the Greater Eastern and Southern NSW Child Health Network (2001– 2010) and the John Beveridge Professor of Paediatrics (2005-2010).

He was awarded a Doctorate of Science in 1991 for contributions to the international scientific literature pertaining to childhood cancer and also completed his Master of Health Administration in 1995. He has served on numerous state and national boards/committees related to children's health and community support.

In 2007 he received an Order of Australia award for service to medicine in the field of paediatrics, to medical administration, and to the community through a range of organisations.