Appointments, achievements

Trade Minister Dan Tehan appoints former RMIT VC Martin Bean a “business champion” for Australia and Vietnam.

Peter Leggat (James Cook U) becomes a knight of the Order of St John (as in Ambulance). He was its national director of training 2013-19. Professor Leggat is also the new president of the International Society of Travel Medicine (CMM May 28).

Paul Wappett is the new CEO at the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. He was previously CEO of the Australian Institute of Business.