Conjoint Professor Diana O’Halloran AO​

Conjoint Professor Diana O’Halloran AO

Qualifications: MB BS, FRACGP, MHPEd, FAICD

Experience and expertise: Diana has a background in General Practice, medical education, strategic planning, policy development and health system redesign. She is a member of the Western Sydney Local Health District Board, the immediate past Chair of the NSW&ACT PHN Council, immediate past Co-Chair of the Agency for Clinical Innovation’s General Practice Advisory Group, and a member of the RACGP’s NSW&ACT Faculty Board. Diana is a Conjoint Professor in the Department of General Practice, Western Sydney University, a past RACGP and GPET Board member, and a past Chair of the NSW General Practice Advisory Council. Diana has had a long involvement in initiatives intended to build strong, integrated and equitable primary health care. In February 2018, Diana received an AO in the Australia Day honours in 2018 for distinguished service to medicine in the field of general practice through policy development, health system reform, and the establishment of new models of service and care.

Special responsibilities: Board Chair, Ex-officio member of Finance Audit & Risk Management Committee, Governance & Nomination

Professor Tim Usherwood​

Professor Tim Usherwood


Experience and expertise: Tim is Professor of General Practice and Head, Westmead Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney; Honorary Professorial Fellow at the George Institute for Global Health; and a clinical academic at Westmead Hospital. Tim practiced in community-controlled Aboriginal health for almost 20 years. He is Chair of the General Practice and Primary Care Committee of the Medical Benefit Schedule Review. He also Chairs the Clinical Intervention Advisory Panel of NPS MedicineWise. Tim has a strong record in research and education. He has published over 170 refereed research papers on a variety of topics relating to chronic disease and primary care. Tim has led a wide range of initiatives in medical education and has chaired AMC accreditation teams for several Australasian medical schools and colleges.

Special responsibilities: Deputy Chair.

Ms Lindsay Cane AM

Qualifications: B Phty, BSc, MHPEd GAICD

Experience and expertise: Lindsay is an experienced Company Director, CEO and industry leader in NFPs, charities, sporting organisations and private sector businesses. She holds Directorships with WentWest, the Society of Hospital Pharmacists Australia (SHPA) and the Confederation of Australian Sport (CAS) and was previously CEO and Director of Netball Australia, the Australian Physiotherapy Association (NSW) and a Director of the Australian Masters’ Games. Lindsay’s experience spans the health, sport, government and corporate sectors in leadership, governance, organisational transformation and business development. Her NED skills include strategy development; systems reform; communication and relational skills; corporate and clinical governance, advocacy, and risk management. Lindsay was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia in 2019 and was voted CEO of the Year in 2019. She was previously a NSW finalist in Telstra’s Business woman of the Year. 

Special responsibilities: Member of Governance and Nominations Committee. 

Dr Anne-Marie Feyer

Qualifications: BA (Hons), PhD, GAICD

Experience and expertise: Anne-Marie Feyer has more than 30 years’ experience in public health research and policy, with experience spanning private and academic sectors. As a Senior Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), she established the Firm’s Health Advisory Practice. Prior to joining PwC in 2001, Anne-Marie held senior academic appointment in public health in Australia and New Zealand. Currently, Anne-Marie works independently at the interface between research and policy, working with several health research centres and state/territory health departments. She chaired the Health Workforce Taskforce, led the state-wide evaluation of the Chronic Disease Management Program in NSW and co-led the Independent Review of Medical Intern Training for AHMAC. She is currently an advisor to the Ministry of Health Integrated Care Strategy.

Special responsibilities: Chair, Governance and Nominations Committee

Ms Caroline Lamb​

Ms Caroline Lamb

Qualifications: BA, LLB, GAICD, MBioethics, Solicitor

Experience and expertise: Caroline has more than 30 years’ experience as a corporate and commercial lawyer and as a senior executive in a number of private and public sector organisations. She has served on several boards and has consulted to boards on corporate governance and board performance. Caroline is a community member of the Board and has a special interest in bioethics and medical regulation. She is also a Council Member for Australian Professional Standards Council.

Special responsibilities: Member, Finance Audit & Risk Management Committee Member, Governance and Nomination Committee

Dr Wally Jammal​

Dr Walid (Wally) Jammal

Qualifications: MB BS (Syd), Dip Child Health, FRACGP, MHL

Experience and expertise: Wally is the principal GP in a well-established general practice in suburban Sydney, where he supervises GP registrars and medical students. His experience spans across paediatrics, men’s health, medico-legal matters and quality and safety control in general practice. Wally is a Clinical Lecturer at Westmead Clinical School, University of Sydney; Conjoint Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine at Western Sydney University and National Clinical Champion, Health Care Homes for the Department of Health. He has a keen interest in health economics and models of care in general practice, especially the Patient Centred Medical Home framework. He and his practice have been leaders in the Commonwealth’s Health Care Homes initiative and the NSW Integrated Care Demonstrator project.

Special responsibilities: Member of Finance Audit and Risk Committee.

Adjunct Associate Professor David Rowlands

Qualifications: B.Sc.(Computer Science), B.Ec.(Hons)., G.D.B.A.. F.A.I.D.H., G.A.I.C.D., C.H.I.A.

Experience and expertise: David is one of Australia’s most senior health informaticians, whose work on digital health is grounded in health service and system executive management experience. He is a national and international leader in health informatics, a health system/service strategist and a change agent, with extensive international consulting experience. He is author of “A Practitioner’s Guide to Health Informatics in Australia”, the pre-eminent text for Australia’s Certified Health Informatician program; and author of Australia’s guidelines for protecting patient safety during the introduction of e-health. He is a member of the WHO Roster of Digital Health Experts. Exec Consultant, Digital Health at JP Consulting. David is also a director of the Australasian Institute of Digital Health.

Special responsibilities: Member of Finance Audit and Risk Committee.

Mr Steven Adams

Qualifications: FAICD

Experience and expertise: Steven is a senior professional with a background in Engineering, Construction, Defence Industry, Vocational Education, Health and Community Enterprises. He has widely diversified skills across Industry, Government and Community and is highly respected for his commitment and ethical approach to engagement of all parties across these sectors. As he is often states, his success and ambition are underpinned by his trade, community and SME experiences. Steven brings over 30 years’ experience as a chairperson and non-executive director serving on a number of community boards and private companies across a range of sectors and industries and has chaired arange of sub-committees. Steven’s current appointments as an Independent Director on the boards of Hunter Primary Care Ltd and the Lloyd McDermott Rugby Foundation, plus former appointments with Empowered Communities, NSW Indigenous Chamber of Commerce and Engineers Without Borders Indigenous Advisory Board brings an understanding and working knowledge of the federal health reforms currently being implemented nationally such as Closing The Gap initiatives, Primary Health Network and E-Health.

Mr Alan Zammit AM​

Mr Alan Zammit AM

Qualifications: BBus, ALGA, FCPA, FAICD, FWSU

Experience and expertise: Alan has had an executive career spanning over 50 years in urban, regional and community development. He has extensive experience as a professional non-executive director, Board chair and chair and/or member of Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committees spanning multiple sectors including property, funds management, education, health, government and not-for-profit.

Special responsibilities: Chair, Finance Audit & Risk Management Committee, Member of Governance and Nomination Committee.

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