Grant Waterer, MBBS, Ph.D., MBA, FRACP, FCCP, serves as Professor of Medicine at Royal Perth Hospital Unit and The University of Western Australia, as well as being an adjunct Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago and Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Curtin University.

Prof. Waterer is a respiratory specialist seeing general respiratory diseases but with a particular interest in pulmonary infectious diseases. He is currently the acting Director of Clinical Services at Royal Perth Hospital and Chair of the American Thoracic Society and Infectious Diseases Society of America Community Acquired Pneumonia Guidelines and a panel member of the ATS/IDSA HAP/VAP guidelines.

He has over 200 peer-reviewed publications, more than 70 invited international presentations, and is on the editorial board of eight journals, including the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Chest, and the European Respiratory Journal. In addition, he is a board member of the North Metropolitan Area Health Service and has an MBA from Deakin University.