Board of Directors

The names of and other information on the Directors currently in office.

Director's name

Qualifications, Experience & Other information

Richard Goyder
AO


Year appointed:

Qualifications and experience:

Chair
Member of the Advisory Board

2016 (appointed March 2016)

Managing Director, Wesfarmers
Director, Gresham Partners Holdings
Director, Business Council of Australia
Director, University of Western Australia Business School Advisory Board
Council Member, Australian Business and Community Network
Commissioner, Australian Football League
Father of a son with type 1 diabetes

Paul Heath

Year appointed:

Qualifications and experience:

Vice Chair

2012

CEO, Koda Capital
Member, Endowment Investment Committee of the Benevolent Society
Former CEO, JBWere Pty Ltd
Father of a daughter with type 1 diabetes

Stuart Green


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Qualifications and experience:

 

Treasurer
Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee

2010

B.A. (Hons), MBA, FCA, ACMT
Executive Director, Macquarie Group Limited
Group Treasurer, Macquarie Group Limited

Mike Wilson


Year appointed:

Qualifications and experience:

Director
Company Secretary and CEO

2011

BSc, BEc (Hons), GAICD
Director, Somark Innovations
CEO of JDRF Australia since 2004

Kate Aitken 


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Qualifications and experience:

Director
Chair of the Talent Committee

2015

Managing Director, Asia Regional Co-Head Human Capital Management, Goldman Sachs
Advisory Member of Pride in Diversity's Strategic Executive Forum

Professor James Best AO

Year appointed:

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Director
Member of the Research Committee

2014

MB BS, MD (Melb), Hon MD (St Andrews), FRACP, FRCPath, FRCP (Edin)
Dean, Lee Kong Chian Schools of Medicine, Singapore
Former Professor of Medicine and Head of the School of Medicine, University of Melbourne
Former Chair of Research Committee, National Health and Medical Research Council

Jeffrey Browne


Year appointed:

Qualifications and experience:

 

Director
Member of the Advisory Board

2015

LLB
Former Director, Sky News Limited
Former Managing Director and Director, Nine Network Australia Pty Ltd
and Chairman of carsales.com Limited
Father of two children with type 1 diabetes

Phil Chronican 


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Director
Member of the Advisory Board

2015

Director of the NSW Treasury Corporation
Former CEO, ANZ Australia
Former CEO, Westpac Institutional Bank
Former CFO, Westpac Group
Husband of late wife with type 1 diabetes

Rebecca Davies



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Director
Chair of the Research Committee
Member of the Advisory Board

1997

LLB (Hons), BEc, FAICD
Company Director
Former Partner and board member of a major national law firm
Director and chair of various companies in the arts, hospitals, medical research and health sectors
Member of the Medical Innovations and Australian Health Ethics Committees of the National Health and Medical Research Council
Former member of the Board and current Chancellor, JDRF International
Member of the JDRF International Nominating and Governance Committee
Mother of a daughter with type 1 diabetes

Selina Lightfoot


Year appointed:

Qualifications and experience:

Director
Member of the Talent Committee

2016 (appointed March 2016)

BA/LLB
Consultant, Herbert Smith Freehills
Director, Queen Elizabeth Centre
Advisory Board Member, Nuchev Pty Ltd
Advisory Board Member, TLC Aged Care Pty Ltd

Jonathan Salmon


Year appointed:

Qualifications and experience:

Director
Chair of the Funding Committee
Member of the Research Committee

2012

MAICD
Managing Director, Viatek Technology
Director, Adscensio
Director, Unlisted Marketplace
Founder, DNS IT and Hosted IT
Father of a son with type 1 diabetes