John Biviano is the current Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) and has been in the role for 3 years, from 2019, and previously the Deputy CEO since 2015. He has over 40 years of experience working in the health sector, including working in medical colleges, teaching hospitals and in government. For the past 14 years he has worked in senior executive roles in two of the largest specialist medical colleges in Australasia, with expertise in leadership and culture, partner engagement and collaboration, strategic policy development, professional standards, and government relations. While at RACS he has had major involvement in the development and implementation of various sustainability in healthcare initiatives, the indigenous health strategy, and the Building Respect Improving Patient Care Action Plan.
He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Medical Laboratory Science, a Masters in Management, specialising in Leadership, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Managers and Leaders and a Graduate of the Australian Institute Company Directors.