Board of Directors

Our voluntary Board of Directors provides governance oversight and vision for the organisation.

Leon Beswick (Co-Chair)

Leon Beswick is Managing Director of Ogilvy PR Health in Sydney. He has over ten years experience in implementing successful health.

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Pr Maria Kavallaris (Co-Chair)

Maria Kavallaris BAppSc PhD is a nationally and internationally recognised cancer researcher. She is Head of the Tumour Biology and Targeting.

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Andrew Goodsall (Treasurer)

Andrew Goodsall BA (Hons) Grad Dip (Asian studies) MBA is the Head of Healthcare Research with UBS Australia. Andrew’s team has rated the number.

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Pr Jennelle Kyd

Jennelle Kyd is Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost at Swinburne University of Technology responsible for leading Higher and Vocational Education.

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Pr Suresh Mahalingam

Suresh Mahalingam BSc (Hons), PhD is a leading Australian virologist and international leader in viral inflammatory disease. His basic research.

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Peter McMahon

Peter McMahon BA has started his own consultancy business called Bossy Group. Prior to this he was with Hewlett Packard.

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Pr Peter Rathjen

Peter Rathjen B.Sc. (Hons) (Adel) D.Phil. (Oxon) is the Vice Chancellor of the Unviersity of Tasmania, having served as Deputy.

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Pr Sandra Orgeig

Sandra Orgeig (BSc (Hons), PhD) joined the board in 2019 and is Professor in Pulmonary Biology and Associate Head of School (Research) in the School of Pharmacy & Medical Sciences at the University of South Australia.

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Dr Sarah Meacham

Dr Sarah Meacham, PhD Monash University joined the Board in 2016 and is an academic research scientist and health research advocate. She completed her PhD at Monash University in 1999 where she studied reproduction.

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