Evan Alexandrou Keynote Speaker – IVNNZ Conference 2024

Evan Alexandrou in scrubs working with catheter in ICU at Liverpool Hospital.
Evan Alexandrou is a Clinical Associate Professor with the School of Nursing at the
University of Wollongong as well as a Clinical Nurse Consultant in the Intensive Care Unit at
Liverpool Hospital where he coordinates the Central Venous Access Service which is
internationally renowned for its clinical expertise in vascular access procedures and research.
Evan was one of the first nurses in Australia to place central venous catheters and one of the
first clinicians (medical or nursing) in the world to insert chronic catheters (tunnelled dialysis
catheters and implanted ports) at the bedside using non radiological confirmation.
Evan is involved in clinical education at an undergraduate and postgraduate level for Nursing
and Medical training programs and is a conjoint senior lecturer with the Faculty of Medicine
at the University of New South Wales. Evan is also an adjunct Associate Professor with the
alliance for vascular access teaching and research (AVATAR) group at Griffith University.
Evan has co-authored over 70 peer-reviewed publications that include the highest ranked
medical and nursing journals and in 2021, was ranked in the top 2% of nursing scientists’
worldwide. He is a foundation member of the Australian Vascular Access Society, an
international faculty member and scientific committee member for the World Congress on
Vascular Access.