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

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

Paul Heath


Year appointed:

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Vice-Chair
Member of the Board and Investment Committee, JDRFI

2012

BCom, SFFin
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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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


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Director
Company Secretary and CEO

2011

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

Kate Aitken 



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

2015

Managing Director, Chief of Staff and Co-COO Goldman Sachs Australia and New Zealand
Advisory Member of Pride in Diversity's Strategic Executive Forum
Member of Chief Executive Women and Scholarship Committee Member
Trustee of Goodman Sachs JBWere Superannuation Fund

Professor James Best AO

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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 ( A Joint Medical School by Imperial College London and Nanyand Technological University)
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


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Qualifications and experience:

 

Director
Member of the Advisory Board

2015

BA, LLB
Chairman and Non-Executive Director, carsales.com Ltd, Moelis Australia Ltd, Premoso Pty Ltd (HSV)
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
Non-Executive Director, Bank of New Zealand
Former CEO, ANZ Australia
Former CEO, Westpac Institutional Bank
Former CFO, Westpac Group
Husband of late wife with type 1 diabetes

Mike Chuter


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Director
Chairman of the Victorian Corporate Committee

2013 (resigned Dec 2016)

Founding Partner, CUBED Communications
Co-Founder, Thankful
Former Board Director, Association of Data Driven Marketing and Advertising
Former Board Director, Comic Relief Australia
Father of a daughter and son to a father both with type 1 diabetes

Rebecca Davies





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Director
Member of the Advisory Board
Chancellor, JDRFI
Member of the JDRFI Nominating & Governance and Long Range Planning 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
Non-Executive Director, Queen Elizabeth Centre
Non-Executive Director, DWS Limited
Non-Executive Director, Victorian Opera
Non-Executive Director, Nuchev Pty Ltd
Advisory Board Member, TLC Aged Care Pty Ltd
Former Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

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