Dr McKerrow is Head of Paediatrics and Child Health in the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health. He represents the Department of Health on the Trust and serves on the Trust’s clinical committee. Neil is well-known for his work with abandoned and abused children and street children and is an authority on the social impact of HIV/AIDS. He is also chairperson of the ministerial review committee on child mortality and is bent on realising his vision that “children must survive and become individuals who can contribute to society”.