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Transplant Australia CEO promotes sports in Iran




About Transplant Australia

Transplant Australia is a national charity representing transplant recipients, donor families, living donors, and all those touched by organ/tissue donation and transplantation.

Transplant Australia is committed to raising awareness of the need to increase organ donor rates in Australia.


Chris Thomas, CEO of Transplant Australia, is in Iran promoting organ donation and better health outcomes for transplant recipients.

Chris Thomas, who has celebrated 10 years as Transplant Australia’s CEO, also holds the voluntary position of president of the – a role that has taken him to Iran to promote transplant sports to our overseas contemporaries.

Amirabbas, a young kidney reciipent, with Transplant Australia CEO Chris Thomas at the Iranian Transplant Games.

Amirabbas, a young kidney reciipent, with Transplant Australia CEO Chris Thomas at the Iranian Transplant Games.

As a guest of the Specific Patients and Transplant Sports Federation of Iran, Mr Thomas has met with participants at the Iranian Transplant Games; His Excellency Masoud Soltanifar, the Iranian Sports Minister; Mr Shahnazi, the Secretary General of the Iranian National Olympic Committee, and many others.

Building relationships across the transplant community to strengthen organ donation networks globally is a passion of our CEO, who will continue to campaign and advocate for improved outcomes for transplant recipients.

To register as an organ and tissue donor, visit . It is free, quick, easy and could one day save lives.

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