Robert is Group General Counsel and Company Secretary at Downer EDI. Prior to this, Robert held a range of senior legal positions in a career spanning more than 30 years, most recently in the role of Partner-In-Charge, Sydney at Corrs Chambers Westgarth. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Bachelor of Arts (BA) from the University of Sydney and is a Harvard Business School alumnus.
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 Paul Glare
Professor Paul Glare is the Chair of Pain Medicine in the Northern Clinical School of the University of Sydney, Director of the Pain Management Research Institute (PMRI) in the Faculty of medicine & Health, and Head of the Discipline of Pain Medicine in the Sydney Medical School. He is also a Clinical Academic in Northern Sydney LHD and has appointments at North Shore Private Hospital, Northern Cancer Institute, and Genesiscare at Macquarie University Hospital
Dr Chris Hayes
Chris Hayes is a specialist pain medicine physician who works at John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle NSW and has been Director of Hunter Integrated Pain Service, since its foundation in 1997. He is immediate past Dean of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists. Additional roles have included co-chair of NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation’s Pain Network and Chair of the Pain Management Clinical Committee of the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review.. His research interests include a "whole person" approach to pain, outcome measurement and redesign of health systems to achieve greater integration between specialist pain services and primary care.
Associate Professor Malcolm Hogg
Malcolm is Head of Pain Services, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Past President of the Australian Pain Society, and member of the External Advisory Group, Real Time Prescription Monitoring, Victorian Department of Health.
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.