Professor Jeffrey Rosenfeld is an Australian and international leader in neurosurgery and military surgery. He has conducted seminal research in brain and spine injury, paediatric epilepsy, stem cell applications and bionic vision. He is Founding Director of the Monash Institute of Medical Engineering (MIME) and is a champion of interdisciplinary research. He is Professor of Surgery, Monash University; Director, Neurosurgery, Alfred Hospital; and has Adjunct Professorships in USA and PNG. He has had extensive engagement in developing countries and longstanding community involvement in Australia. His many appointments include Major General, the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and immediate past Surgeon General, ADFReserves.