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
Co-Chair of the Advisory Board

2016 (appointed March 2016)

BCom, FAICD
Managing Director, Wesfarmers
Chair, Australian Football League Commission
Director, Gresham Partners Holdings
Director, Business Council of Australia
Father of a son with type 1 diabetes

Paul Heath


Year appointed:

Qualifications and experience:

Vice Chair
Member of the Board and Investment Committee, JDRFI

2012

BCom
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


Year appointed:

Qualifications and experience:

 

Treasurer
Chair of the Finance & 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
CEO of JDRF Australia since 2004
Director, Somark Innovations

Kate Aitken 



Year appointed:

Qualifications and experience:

Director
Chair of the Talent Committee
Member of the Finance & Audit 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:

Qualifications and experience:

Director
Member of the Research Committee

2014

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

Jeffrey Browne


Year appointed:

Qualifications and experience:

 

Director
Member of the Advisory Board

2015

LLB
Non-Executive Chairman, carsales.com Ltd
Chairman and Non-Executive Director, Moelis Australia Ltd
Director and Chairman of Premoso Pty Ltd (Holden Special Vehicles)
Former Director, Sky News Limited
Former Managing Director and Director, Nine Network Australia Pty Ltd
Father of a daughter and son with type 1 diabetes

Philip Chronican 


Year appointed:

Qualifications and experiences:

 

Director
Member of the Advisory Board

2015

BCom (Hons), MBA, GAICD
Chairman, NSW Treasury Corporation (TCorp)
Non-Executive Director, NAB
Non-Executive Director, Banking & Finance Oath
Former CEO, ANZ Australia
Former CEO, Westpac Institutional Bank
Former CFO, Westpac Group
Husband of late wife with type 1 diabetes

Rebecca Davies





Year appointed:

Qualifications and experience:

 

 

Director
Chair of the Research Committee
Member of the Advisory Board
Chancellor of JDRF International
Member of the JDRFI Research and Nominating and Governance Committees

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
Mother of a daughter with type 1 diabetes

Selina Lightfoot


Year appointed:

Qualifications and experience:

Director
Member of the Talent Committee

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