Meet The Team

A team you want to work with.
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EMS Event Director


  • CEO - Event Director at EMS Event Medical,

  • Director EMS Education & Training,

  • Director of the Academy of Pre-Hospital Care and Event Medicine

Registered Paramedic

Registered Nurse

Remote Area Medical Practitioner


EMS Medical Director

Dr James Torrance MBChB

  • Emergency Medicine and Retrieval Clinician,

  • Health Consulting and Support

  • Emergency Medicine,

  • Medical Education, Family Medicine, Hospitals,

  • Aviation, Medicine, Healthcare, Internal Medicine, Healthcare Management, Clinical Research, Public Health, Paediatrics, Aerospace, Critical Care, Patient Safety, Surgery


EMS Pathology Consultant

Dean Whiting 

Graduated from UWA with a Master of Science in Clinical Biochemist and worked in pathology labs for 15 years. Moved to sales, marketing and executive management roles, mostly in large IVD technology companies. Has lived and worked in the USA, China and almost all Asian and sub-continental countries. Dean has an extensive knowledge of the pathology testing and technology sector. .  This includes the technology used to detect and sequence the COVID-19 virus and its RNA. This has also been vital in creating some of the vaccines available today.

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EMS Logistics & Planning Manager


Jason is one of the original members of EMS and is an integral part of of team looking after the day to day operations, warehouse, transport and logistics for all our events.

Registered Paramedic

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Dr Sarah Gollance MBChB  

Staff Specialist in Emergency Medicine Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick.
Co-Director of Emergency Medicine Training. Emergency Specialist Helicopter Doctor. Emergency Physician has worked in Aeromedical Prehospital and Retrieval Medicine in Sydney HEMS.


EMS Medical Assistant Director

Dr Chris Edwards BSc, MBBS, FACEM

Emergency Medicine, Retrieval and Health Consultant

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons), University of Queensland

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University of Queensland

  • Graduate Certificate in Clinical Education, Flinders University

  • Fellow of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine

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EMS Client Account Manager

Virginia (Ginni) Hammond Adv Dip EM

Director EMS Event Medical 

Ginni is a director and accounts manager for EMS, and handles the rostering and Teams management on a day to day basis

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EMS Emergency Medical Consultant

Dr Kate Sellors MBBS, FACEM

  • Staff Specialist in Emergency Medicine  

  • EMS Clinical Educator

  • EMS Festivals Emergency Doctor

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EMS Critical Care Specialist

Mason Hoy GMACPP, FPHC-Practitioner Intensive Care Paramedic

  • High Acuity Response Team

  • Clinical Educator

  • Critical Care Specialist

Registered Paramedic

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EMS Operations Director

Katika Thompson RN, CNS

Clinical Nurse Specialist Emergency Department Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick

Registered Nurse

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EMS Critical Care Specialist

Zamri Burns MAdvParamed BParamedPrac, GradCertTacMed, MATMA, MACPara

Critical Care Paramedic – High Acuity Response Team.   Royal Australian Navy

Registered Paramedic

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EMS Emergency Doctor

Dr Adam Bowman MBBS (Hons), FRACGP CCrISP, RASC

Lieutenant Commander, Royal Australian Navy, Fleet Health Division, Fleet Headquarters

Adam is EMS's go to doctor who is at most of our events to support the Team.

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EMS Sports Specialist Doctor

Dr Anna Topping, MBBS

Australian Institute of Sport, Sports Medicine Specialist


Accredited Registrar with the Australian College of Sports and Exercise. Medical officer for Volleyball Australia, medical services for Racesafe medical team for Motorcycling Australia, rugby league and union including the Women’s NSW cup and state of origin, NRC, the A-league Central Coast Mariners and the junior world rowing championships in Toyko

Anna heads up the EMS Sports Medicine Teams

Qld Operations Centre

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EMS Critical Care Specialist | EMS Qld Operations Centre

Darren Cowan  PAR, MSc (OHS), BPM (ProfEnt), RCSEd DipROM, PostGrad (ICP), MPA, CPMSIA, RSP (Aust), MANZCP, AREMT(ICP)

Intensive Care / Critical Care Paramedic

EMS Queensland Operations Centre

Registered Paramedic

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