Michael G. Irwin is Professor and Head, Department of Anaesthesiology, University of Hong Kong, Chief of Service in Anaesthesia at Queen Mary Hospital. President of the Society of Anaesthetists of Hong Kong and Past President of the Hong Kong College of Anaesthesiology, where he is also a member of the education and examination committees. Prof. Irwin has published over 200 articles in peer reviewed scientific journals (h index 35) and is a regular invited journal reviewer.
He is an editor of Anaesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and senior editor of the HK Medical Journal. He was Chairman of the organising committee for the World Congress of Anaesthesia 2016. Research interests include intravenous anaesthesia, pharmacology, acute pain management and organ preconditioning.