Executive Committee

‚ÄčPresident
Professor Debashish Danda
Indian Rheumatology Association

President Elect
Professor Tsutomu Takeuchi
Japan College of Rheumatology


‚ÄčVice Presidents ‚Äč
Professor Ved Prakash Chaturvedi
Indian Rheumatology Association
Dr Jose Paulo Lorenzo
Philippine Rheumatology Association

Secretary General
Professor Nazrul Islam
Bangladesh Rheumatology Society


Deputy Secretary General
‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčDr Ronald Yip
The Hong Kong Society of 


Treasurer
Professor Sumaira Farman Raja
Pakistan Society of Rheumatology


Singapore Director
Dr Cheng Yew Kuang
Singapore Society of Rheumatology


APLAR Immediate-Past President
Professor Syed Atiqul Haq
Bangladesh Rheumatology Society


‚ÄčCo-opted Members¬†
Dr Laniyati Hamijoyo, Indonesian Rheumatology Association
Prof Zhuoli Zhang, Chinese Rheumatology Association
A/Prof Yi-Hsing Chen, Taiwan College of Rheumatology
Prof Kichul Shin, Korean College of Rheumatology
Dr Steven Sawyers, New Zealand Rheumatology Association
Prof Galymzhan Togizbayev, Qazaq College of Rheumatology
Dr Tsolmon Darisuren, Mongolian Rheumatology Association
Dr Wafa Madanat, Jordanian Society of Rheumatology


Scientific Committee
Chairperson:  Prof Sang-Heon Lee, Korean College of Rheumatology
Co-chairperson: A/Prof Katy Leung, Singapore Society of Rheumatology
Mentor: Prof Kazuhiko Yamamoto, Japan College of Rheumatology


Education Committee
Chairperson:  Prof Catherine Hill, Australian Rheumatology Association
Co-Chairperson:  Prof Mu Rong, Chinese Rheumatology Association
Mentor:  Prof Rohini Handa, Indian Rheumatology Association


Finance Committee
Chairperson:  Dr Swan Sim Yeap, Malaysian Society of Rheumatology


International Affairs Committee
Chairperson:  Prof Yoshiya Tanaka, Japan College of Rheumatology
Co-Chairperson:  Dr Humeira Badhsa, Emirates Society for Rheumatology


Center of Excellence Committee
Chairperson:  Prof Lai-Shan Tam, The Hong Kong Society of Rheumatology


COPCORD
COPCORD Coordinator: Dr Arvind Chopra, Indian Rheumatology Association


IJRD
Editor-in-Chief: Prof Kevin Pile, Australian Rheumatology Association


Voice of APLAR
Editor-in-Chief: Prof Zhenguo Li, Chinese Rheumatology Association


Representatives of Congress Host
Congress 2022:  Dr Ronald Yip, The Hong Kong Society of Rheumatology
Congress 2023:  Prof Siraphop Suwannaroj, Thai Rheumatism Association