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Board of Directors


Ms Diana Heggie (Chair)

MAICD, MCSP, Grad Dip Human Services Research

Appointed 1 July 2017

Ms  Heggie has extensive executive and non-executive experience. She is currently the Director of the National Heart Foundation, Director of Toorak College, Director of the Abbotsford Convent Foundation, and a Foundation board member of the Heide Museum of Modern Art.

Her previous executive roles included CEO of the Heart Foundation (Vic) , CEO of Scope, a major provider of services to people with disabilities, and CEO of the EW Tipping Foundation. She originally qualified as a physiotherapist in 1987 from Trinity College Dublin, but quickly moved into people management roles in the not-for-profit sector.

Ms Heggie believes strongly in the development of staff and volunteers, and that  leadership is about empowering others to do great things. She is also a passionate walker, a green skier, and loves to spend time with her family.

Dr Nathan Pinskier


Appointed 15 September 2015

Dr Nathan Pinskier is Melbourne GP with a long-standing involvement in primary health care, e-health, information technology, accreditation and practice management. He is a director and co-owner of a Melbourne based group of general practices Medi7. He is the chair of the RACGP National Standing Committee for eHealth and the Medical Director of the Australian Locum Medical Service.

Dr Nathan Pinskier

Ms Allison Smith

B.Acc, GAICD, CA (Australia and Scotland)

Appointed 26 April 2016

Named as one of the 25 Most Influential Women in Retail in Australia by Inside Retailing, Ms Allison Smith is a results oriented executive. Allison has held senior retail, merchandise, marketing, supply chain and finance roles in some of Australia’s most influential organisations. Allison specialises in growth and value creation agendas and has delivered significant value to the organisations in which she has operated.

Ms Allison Smith

Dr Alison Dwyer 


Appointed 1 July 2017

Dr Dwyer is currently the Chief Medical Officer at Northern Health. Dr Dwyer has also held senior roles at Austin Health, the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Department of Health and Human Services. 

 Dr Alison Dwyer

Ms Kirsten Mander  


Appointed 22 August 2017

Ms Mander is an experienced non-executive director, currently serving as chair of Legalsuper and the International Women’s Development Agency, and as a non executive director of Swinburne University. Specialising in strategy, business development, governance and international business, she has held senior executive and management roles at Australian Unity, Sigma Pharmaceuticals, TRUenergy, Smorgon Steel Group and Western Mining Corporation.


Ms Karen Corry  


Appointed 22 August 2017

Ms Corry is a current non-executive board director for Holmesglen Institute and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image. An IT specialist, she worked for KPMG London and as Managing Director for KPMG Consulting (publicly listed on the NASDAQ exchange in 2001). For the past 10 years she has directed her own firm, Delta Management Consulting, working with key clients in health, government and defence industries.


Professor Ken Thomson


Appointed 22 August 2017

Professor Thomson is a cardiovascular and interventional radiologist. He has held a number of senior roles in healthcare and research including 15 years as Director of Radiology at The Alfred. He is committed to the expansion of interventional radiology training and education in the Asia-Pacific. Professor Thomson is an examiner on the European Board of Interventional Radiology and a life member of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Radiologists.


Ms Rita Cincotta

BBusA, Master of Industrial and Employee Relations, GAICD, Phd Candidate

Appointed 1 July 2018

Ms Cincotta is an experienced human resources practitioner, with industry experience in health, technology, financial services and higher education.

Rita is a Director and Principal Consultant at Human Dimensions, which specialises in employee experience, organizational culture and enhancing team performance. 

Prior to embarking on a portfolio career, Rita was the Vice-President People and Culture at Swinburn University of Technology, where she was a member of the Swinburn Executive Group, Chair of the Science and Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Committee and Chair of the Financial Inclusion Action Plan (FIAP) group.


Ms Sylvia Hadjiantoniou


Appointed 1 July 2019

Ms Hadjiantoniou is a Director who has led high value strategic transformations that have been facilitated by capital and digital infrastructure. Ms Hadjiantoniou is committed to establishing innovative partnerships with government, the private sector and communities that have enabled equal opportunity to health, education and infrastructure. Ms Hadjiantoniou has developed organisational strategies, delivered education and health precincts, education facilities, public hospitals and health services.  These commercial partnerships have resulted in improved health care and education.