Luke Weinel BSc BHSc (Hons)
Luke joined the eye banking community in 2018, becoming an Eye Bank Coordinator in Adelaide, Australia. He has professional qualifications and experience in medical-science, intensive care and statistics. Luke is directly engaged in donor corneal tissue recovery, and the local and national allocation of corneas to meet transplant demand across Australia. He assists his eye bank to reform their practice and assists in the preparation of regulatory and licensure audits provided by the Therapeutic Goods Agency. He holds a joint role with South Australia Health’s Division of Blood Organ & Tissues, where he is assisting the Division with the development of legislation in the field. In 2020 Luke was recognised as an Eye Health Hero by the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, as a Future Leader.