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 Joce Young

Chief Executive Officer

Masters of Business Leadership (Distinction), B. App. Sci, M.Sports Physio, GAICD

Dr Lesley Bennett

MBChB MD FRCP FRACP GAICD

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

Dr David Cox

PhD BSc (Hons) LLB (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 Graham Hillis

PhD MBChB BMedBiol

Director of Research, East Metropolitan Health Service
Head of Department of Cardiology, Royal Perth Hospital
Professor of Medicine, The University of Western Australia

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

 (non-voting)

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

  • Professor George Yeoh

Marketing and PR Committee
  • Ms Joce Young (Chair/CEO)

  • Mr Ben Berthon-Jones

  • Miss Elodie Castagna

  • Miss Caitlin Swartz

  • Mr Brian Phang

  • Mr Charlie Gunningham (resigned 3rd December 2018)

  • Mrs Kate Quinn

  • Ms Sandra Peterson (Marketing & PR Manager)

  • Mr Alex Harvy (Communications Coordinator/Executive Assistant)

Finance and Investment Committee
  • Mr John Palermo (Chair)
  • Dr Frank Van Bockxmeer (resigned 2nd April 2019)
  • Dr Frank Christiansen
  • Mr Tony Chong
  • Mr Todd Schafer
  • Ms Joce Young (CEO)
Audit and Risk Committee
  • Dr David Cox (Chair)
  • Mr Sam Van Dongen SC
  • Mr Tutu Phong (Auditor, RSM)
  • Ms Joce Young (CEO)

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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