Prof d’Udekem moved to Australia to work as a consultant at the Royal Children’s Hospital in 2003 and acquired Professorship of the University of Melbourne in 2016. He has currently 2 research focuses: the outcomes late after Fontan surgery and after aortic arch repair. Yves has founded the Australian and New Zealand Fontan Registry, the largest of its kind in the world. He has published 226 articles in international peer-reviewed journals. In the last five years he published 304 articles, obtained 7 NHMRC grants (3 as CIA, 3 as CI and 1 as AI) and 8 grants from other sources.