Mr Kenneth Mealy completed his clinical and academic training in Ireland, the UK, Harvard Medical School, Boston and the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. He was appointed a Consultant Gastrointestinal Surgeon at Wexford General Hospital in 1998.
Elected to the Council of RCSI in 2008, Mr Mealy Chaired the Committee for Surgical Affairs, the Irish Surgical Postgraduate Training Committee and the Finance Committee. He has a long interest in surgical training and held the post of Chair of the Dublin Region Basic Surgical Training Committee and Chair of the National Basic Surgical Training Programme. He also held the position of President of the Surgical Section of The Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland (RAMI) from 2008 – 2010. He was appointed Joint Lead for the National Clinical Programme in Surgery in 2010 and Medical Director of the National Office of Clinical Audit (NOCA) in 2012.