Ivan Macciocca is a Certified Genetic Counsellor with more than 15 years experience in a range of genetic counselling roles. His current role as Principal Genetic Counsellor at VCGS includes clinical, management and strategic planning responsibilities. Ivan has played an integral role in the establishment of new clinical genetics services, especially in regional Victoria, and in the field of cardiac genetics. He also contributed to the establishment of the next-generation sequencing test for inherited heart conditions offered by the VCGS and completed a Masters thesis on the impact of genetic testing for these conditions. He was seconded to Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance as Clinical Project Manager for 2 years and is the current Chairperson of the Australasian Society of Genetic Counsellors.