Advisory Board

JDRF is fortunate to have the assistance of a highly experienced Advisory Board, comprising leaders of science and industry. The Advisory Board convenes approximately annually, with each meeting including significant initiatives on which the feedback and experience of the members of the Advisory Board is sought.



Richard Goyder AO

Chair, Australian Football League Commission, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Woodside & Channel 7 Telethon Trust, JDRF
Chairman elect, Qantas Airways
Former Managing Director, Wesfarmers

Ian Narev (co-chair)

Former CEO, Commonwealth Bank

Jeff Browne

Chairman, Limited

Phil Chronican

Non-Executive Director, NAB,
Chair, TCorp

Rebecca Davies

Ex-Partner and Board Member, Freehills

Professor Ian Frazer AC

Director, Diamantina Institute, University of Queensland

Matthew Grounds

Chairman, UBS APAC

Steve Higgs AM

Former Chair, JDRF

Belinda Hutchinson AM

Chancellor, University of Sydney

Peter Mason AM

Ex-Chairman, AMP and David Jones

Simon McKeon AO

Chancellor, Monash University

Nicholas Moore

CEO, Macquarie Group

Sir Ralph Norris KNZM

Director, Origin Energy

Andy Penn

CEO, Telstra

Professor John Shine AC

Chair, CSL

Mark van Dyck

Regional Managing Director, Compass Group

Simon Rothery 

Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

Mike Wilson

CEO & Managing Director, JDRF