A/Prof Warwick Teague is Clinical Lead for Burns, Director of Trauma, and Academic Paediatric Surgeon at The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. His paediatric surgical practice includes general, burns, trauma, upper gastrointestinal and neonatal surgery. Warwick is active in basic science and clinical research. He is Co-group Leader of the Surgical Research Group within the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, with a research interests spanning developmental biology to trauma epidemiology (https://www.mcri.edu.au/users/warwick-teague). Warwick is a member of various trauma-focused committees for the Victorian government, WorkSafe Victoria and Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, and chairs the Victorian State Trauma Registry Monitoring (VSTORM) Steering Committee. Warwick is also an active faculty member for both the Emergency Management of Severe Burns (ANZBA) and Definitive Surgical Trauma Care (DSTC, IATSIC) courses, and enjoys championing a nuanced approach to paediatric burns and trauma care in both settings.