Our Board & Committees

Our Board

Professor Lyn Beazley

Board Chair

AO FAA FTSE FACE CIE (Aust)

WA Australian of the Year 2015

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Mr John Palermo

Deputy Board Chair

FCA AGIA BBus

Ms Amanda Cox

Chief Executive Officer (interim)

FCA FGIA FCG (CGP)

Dr Lesley Bennett

MBChB MD FRCP FRACP GAICD

Executive Director, Royal Perth Bentley Group
Respiratory Physician, Royal Perth Bentley Group

Mr David Jones

BSc JD (Hons)

Barrister at Francis Burt Chambers

Dr Rebecca McCrackan

BSc(Hons) PhD M(IP Law) FITPA MAICD

Principal, Technical IP, Patents and Trademarks - Rio Tinto Legal

Professor Daniel Fatovich

MBBS FACEM PhD
Emergency Physician, Royal Perth Hospital
Director of Research, Royal Perth Hospital
Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Western Australia
Head, Centre for Clinical Research in Emergency Medicine, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research
Adjunct Professor, Curtin University

Emeritus Professor L.J Beilin

AO MB.BS. Hons (Lond), MD (Lond), FRCP (London).MA (Oxon), FRACP, FCSANZ

Immediate past Chair (non-voting)
Honorary Senior Research Fellow, The University of Western Australia
Emeritus Consultant Physician Royal Perth Hospital

Our Committees

Scientific Advisory Committee
  • Dr Rebecca McCrackan (Co-chair)

  • Professor Daniel Fatovich (Co-chair)

  • Dr Tamika Heiden

  • Professor Margaret Jones

  • Professor Elaine Holmes

  • Professor Grant Waterer

  • Ms Anne Mackenzie

  • Mr Neil Kavanagh

  • Emeritus Professor George Yeoh

Marketing and PR Committee
  • Ms Amanda Cox (Chair/Acting CEO)

  • Mr Ben Berthon-Jones

  • Miss Elodie Castagna

  • Miss Caitlin Swartz

  • Mrs Samantha Hambling

  • Mrs Kate Quinn

  • Ms Sandra Peterson (Marketing & PR Manager)

Finance and Investment Committee
  • Mr John Palermo (Chair)
  • Dr Frank Christiansen
  • Mr Tony Chong
  • Mr Todd Schafer
  • Ms Amanda Cox (Acting CEO)
  • Ms Hena Park
Audit and Risk Committee
  • Mr David Jones (Chair)
  • Mr Sam Van Dongen SC
  • Mr Tutu Phong (Auditor, RSM)
  • Ms Amanda Cox (Acting CEO)
  • Ms Hena Park

All Board and Committee appointments are voluntary. The Foundation is most grateful to each appointee for generously donating their time and expertise towards advancing medical research within Royal Perth Hospital, the East Metropolitan Health Service (EMHS) and more widely.

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