Wayne Morriss is a consultant anaesthetist in Christchurch, New Zealand. His interests include teaching and anaesthesia for neurosurgery, obstetrics and trauma surgery.
He worked at the Fiji School of Medicine in Suva, Fiji from 2000-2002. He has been a PTC instructor since 2001 and has been involved with courses throughout the Pacific region – Fiji, Cook Islands, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Palau and the Federated States of Micronesia.
He was the Chair of WFSA Education Committee from 2012 to 2016 and is currently Director of Programmes of the WFSA.
This award recognises that the individual has organised at least 4 PTC Course cascades and has trained at least 10 instructors.