Appointed 1 July 2023
Michael Gorton AM is a senior partner at Russell Kennedy Lawyers and has more than 30 years’ experience advising the health and medical sector, assisting boards of health organisations to understand their legal obligations for effective governance structures, governance policies and implementing risk management strategies.
He is the Chair of Peninsula Health, Chair of Wellways Australia and Chair of Holmesglen Institute (TAFE) and Board member of Latrobe Regional Hospital. He is the former Chair of Alfred Health, a past Board member of Ambulance Victoria and is the former Chair of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and former Board member of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine. He is a former Chair of the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission.