Michael Yapp

BOptom (Hons), MOptom, GradCertOcTher, FAAO

    Michael is currently the Head of Clinical Operations at CFEH and has been working at the Centre since its inception in 2009. Prior to this, Michael had a diverse range of clinical experience, working in private practice before undertaking locum work Australia-wide and in the UK, as well as running an optical charity and working in two different ophthalmology practices.

    Michael’s interest in education started early in his career when he was a staff optometrist at UNSW. Since then, he has continued to be involved in a wide variety of optometric education programs both through his work at the Centre and invitations to speak at Optometry conferences in Australia and overseas. Most recently, Michael has taken on a concurrent role at Optometry Australia, advocating for the advancement of the Optometry profession with the ultimate goal of developing future opportunities for collaborative care and enhanced scope of practice for optometrists.