Boards and commissions

View the elected officials of the boards and commissions driving AOTrauma’s activities. 

AOTrauma International Board 

The AOTrauma International Board (AOTIB) consists of the AOTrauma chairperson, regional representatives, and the chairpersons of the three global commissions.

Kodi Kojima (BR)

Chairperson
AOTrauma International Board

Wa’el Taha (SA)

Chairperson
AOTrauma Education Commission

Samir Mehta (US)

Chairperson

AOTrauma Community Development Commission

Berton Roy Moed (US)

Chairperson

AOTrauma Research Commission

Chang Wugh Oh

Chang-Wug Oh (KR)

Chairperson

AOTrauma Asia Pacific

Matej Cimerman (SI)

Chairperson

AOTrauma Europe and Southern Africa

Juan Concha Sandoval (CO)

Chairperson

AOTrauma Latin America

Muhammad Wajid (PK)

Chairperson

AOTrauma Middle East and Northern Africa

Roger Wilber (US)

Chairperson

AOTrauma North America

AOTrauma regional boards

AOTrauma International consists of five regions. Each region has a regional board with its own budget and is fully responsible for all the region’s actions and activities.

  • AOTrauma International Board (AOTIB)

    AOTIB Chairperson
    Kodi Kojima

    AOTEC Chairperson
    Wa'el Taha

    AOTRC Chairperson
    Berton Roy Moed

    AOTCDC Chairperson
    Samir Mehta

    AOTESA Chairperson
    Matej Cimerman

    AOTLA Chairperson
    Juan Concha Sandoval

    AOTMENA Chairperson
    Muhammad Wajid

    AOTAP Chairperson
    Chang-Wug Oh

    AOTNA Chairperson
    Roger Wilber

    Executive Director
    Tobias Hüttl

  • AOTrauma Europe and Southern Africa Board (AOTESA)

    Chairperson
    Matej Cimerman

    Community Development
    Steven Velkes

    Education
    Jonathan Monk

    Research
    Pol Rommens

    Regional Director
    Christoph Volz

  • AOTrauma Middle East and Northern Africa Board (AOTMENA)

    Chairperson
    Muhammad Wajid

    Education
    Saeed Al-Thani

    Community Development
    El-Zaher Hassan Ahmed

    Research
    Khalid Khoshhal

    Regional Director
    Philipp Büscher

  • AOTrauma Asia Pacific Board (AOTAP)

    Chairperson
    Chang-Wug Oh

    Past Chairperson
    Manyi Wang

    Education
    Vajara Phiphobmongkol

    Community Development
    Fan Liu

    Research
    Mandeep Dhillon

    Regional Director
    Isabella Wong

  • AOTrauma Latin America Board (AOTLA)

    Chairperson
    Juan Concha Sandoval

    Education
    Carlos Olarte Salazar

    Community Development
    Emilio Fantin

    Research
    William Dias Belangero

    Regional Director
    Jaime Acosta

  • AOTrauma North America Board (AOTNA)

    Chairperson
    Roger Wilber

    Past Chairperson
    Mark Reilly

    Community Development
    Langdon Hartsock

    Education
    Michael Sirkin

    Fellowships
    James Krieg

    Research
    Gregory Della Rocca

    Executive Director
    Steve Schwartz

AOTrauma global commissions

The AOTrauma Global Commissions (Education, Research and Community Development) operate globally, but have no direct authority within a region. They aim to share expertise and leverage resources across the regions.

  • AOTrauma Education Commission (AOTEC)

    Chairperson
    Wa’el Taha

    Commission Member
    Jonathan Monk

    Commission Member
    Saeed Al-Thani

    Commission Member
    Carlos Olarte Salazar

    Commission Member
    Vajara Phiphobmongkol

    Commission Member
    Michael Sirkin

    Business Manager
    Michael Redies

  • AOTrauma Community Development Commission (AOTCDC)

    Chairperson
    Samir Mehta

    Commission Member
    El-Zaher Hassan

    Commission Member
    Fan Liu

    Commission Member
    Steven Velkes

    Commission Member
    Emilio Fantin

    Commission Member
    Langdon Hartsock

    Community Development
    Commission Manager

    Christoph Volz

  • AOTrauma Research Commission (AOTRC)

    Chairperson
    Berton Roy Moed

    Commission Member
    Khalid Khoshhal

    Commission Member
    William Belangero

    Commission Member
    Gregory Della Rocca

    Commission Member
    Mandeep Dhillon

    Commission Member
    Pol Rommens

    Research Manager
    Philipp Büscher

Global list of AOTrauma officers

See all current AOTrauma boards, commissions, and country council officers and their terms of office

“The AOTrauma International Board is a multifunctional unit that promotes camaraderie and collaboration across all the regions, which might otherwise be impossible to attain. The board uniquely looks to the future, including the old and the new, helping AOTrauma move ahead as a unified and collegial international force.”

Berton R Moed (US)

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