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Ms Anne Trimmer

Secretary General of the AMA


Anne Trimmer was appointed Secretary General of the AMA in May 2013, commencing her appointment in August that year. Prior to her appointment Ms Trimmer served as Chief Executive Officer of the Medical Technology Association of Australia – a position she held following an extensive career in the legal profession, practising law as a commercial partner of a major Australian law firm.

Ms Trimmer has held several leadership positions in professional and educational bodies, including a period as President of the Law Council of Australia, Deputy Chancellor of the University of Canberra, and Chair of the Australian Government’s Advisory Council on Intellectual Property.

Ms Trimmer has chaired the Centre of Excellence in Vision Sciences at the Australian National University and has been a director of Research Australia and Plan International Australia. She has been a member of the Australian Therapeutic Goods Advisory Council.

In 2003, Ms Trimmer was awarded a Centenary Medal for services to law and society.