Robert is the Partner in Charge of the Sydney Office of Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Member of the Corrs Executive Leadership Team and leader of that firm's Corporate, Banking & Finance, Tax, and Energy & Resources divisions and a Director of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration. The Australian Financial Review lists Robert as one of Australia's 'Best Lawyers' for Infrastructure and Construction.
Geoffrey Applebee, Treasurer
Geoffrey is a highly experienced Chartered Accountant and adviser to professional services firms and their partners. He is a director of a diverse group of companies in the public and private sectors, and an independent member of a government audit committee.
Professor Deborah Schofield
Deborah is Professor and Chair of Health Economics, Faculty of Pharmacy, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Murdoch Children's Research Centre and Garvan Institute of Medical Research. Her career has spanned the Australian Government public service, academia and clinical practice and she has a national and international reputation for her work in economic modelling of the health system, health, and its impact on families and the economy.
Professor Michael Cousins AO
Michael, a world-leading pain medicine specialist, has spearheaded pain management education, research and clinical practice in Australia. He was the founding Director of the Pain Management Research Institute (University of Sydney/Royal North Shore Hospital). Michael was also Chair of the National Pain Summit (Canberra, 2010) and the International Pain Summit (Montreal, 2010).
Dr Newman Harris
Newman is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Pain Management and Research Institute of the University of Sydney, at the Royal North Shore Hospital. Newman has contributed to the development of several pain education programs including the postgraduate pain program at the University of Sydney.
Associate Professor Malcolm Hogg
Malcolmis Head of Pain Services, Melbourne Health. He is the Immediate Past President of the Australian Pain Society
Leanne is Chief Executive Officer of the Consumers Health Forum of Australia and has wide experience as a senior executive in government and NGO health roles, including the CEO of the former Australian Medicare Local Alliance, ACT Medicare Local and Australian General Practice Networks.
Dr Graeme Killer AO
Graeme is the former Principal Medical Adviser to the Department of Veterans Affairs, a position he held for 25 years. After retiring in 2015, he became Principal Medical Adviser to the Returned Soldiers League. He has helped pioneer major improvements in the care of veterans, with a particular focus on the management of chronic pain and related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Graeme has been a committed Ambassador and adviser to Painaustralia since 2014.