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Andrew has been a director of NPS MedicineWise since the 3rd of August 2010 and Chair of Board since 1 July 2019.
He is a staff specialist general practitioner and Director of the South Western Sydney Local Health District Primary and Integrated Care Unit.
Andrew holds academic appointments at the University of NSW and Western Sydney University. He was previously a Director of Training in the Australian General Practice Training Program. He has had extensive experience in quality improvement for general practice through the Australian Primary Care Collaboratives Program. He is the former chair of the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network.
He is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the NPS MedicineWise Board Governance and Nomination Committee.
Jim’s career over the past 30 years has been in higher education administration, specialising for over 20 years in international education, entrepreneurship in higher education and business management.
He brings to the NPS MedicineWise Board experience gained from directorships of organisations in the private education sector, entrepreneurial start-up companies and those involved in regional and economic development. His experience in offshore markets is diverse, in particular in the Middle East, South Asia and North America.
His qualifications include a doctorate from the University of Southampton on the topic ‘Entrepreneurship in higher education’. He was awarded a fellowship of the UOW in recognition of his contribution to international higher education and is also a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Jim is a member of the NPS MedicineWise Board Audit and Risk Committee.
Winston is a practicing medical oncologist and clinical pharmacologist with master’s degrees in pharmaceutical development and public policy.
His clinical practice is based around gastrointestinal cancer with a speciality in regional and intraperitoneal chemotherapy. He is a Director of the Cancer Services Stream, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District and Oncology Program.
Winston is Oncology Program Chair at the NSW Health Education and Training Institute (HETI) and convenes the Basic Science of Oncology Course. He is lead clinician for the Translational Cancer Research Network and the UNSW Sphere Cancer Group.
Winston was appointed the Chief Medical Information Officer of South Eastern Sydney Local Health District in 2019.
Winston is Chair of the NPS MedicineWise Board Audit and Risk Committee.
Judy has extensive leadership experience in health, community, disability and aged care sector management roles with a demonstrated passion for empowering and supporting people and representing the views and concerns of service users, consumers and community members.
She is currently enjoying consultancy and consumer advocacy roles in a variety of fields and is a consumer advisor for the Australian Digital Health Agency and a member of the Services Australia Aged Care Taskforce. She is a former member of the Aged Care Sector Committee and the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner’s Consultative Forum.
As a Speech Pathologist, Judy worked in acute hospital, primary care, disability and education settings. She has a master’s degree in Health Administration (Health Service Management) and has twenty-five years’ experience in executive management roles in health, disability and peak body membership organisations in the not for profit sector. She is also a Graduate and current member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Judy has many years of personal experience as a consumer advocate in the mental health area and in supporting health literacy and decision-making capacity for people challenged by their engagement with the health system.
Judy is Chair of the NPS MedicineWise Board Governance and Nomination Committee.
Mark Booth is currently a Principal at Nous Group – a consultancy that operates across the public and private sectors in Australia, Canada and the UK.
Prior to this Mark was the Chief Executive Officer of Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) - a bi-national government agency that develops and administers the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code as well as undertaking a number of other activities related to food, health, innovation and trade.
Prior to joining FSANZ in early 2017 Mark had a career predominantly in the health sector looking at strategic policy issues. He has worked in the public, private and academic sectors in the UK, New Zealand, Australia and the USA.
Mark’s original background was as in health economics and he has post graduate qualifications in economics, public administration and public health. Mark is an adjunct professor at the Centre for Health Economics and Evaluation at UTS; and is a visiting research fellow at the School of Population Health at the ANU.
Amandeep is a practising GP in Sydney. She is also a national expert in digital health having worked as a Senior Medical Adviser at Medibank and then in 2014 she became the founding Chief Medical Officer and CEO of Telstra ReadyCare (first full telemedicine service in Australia) and went on to be the Chief Medical Officer for Telstra Health. Amandeep also established a telemedicine service in the Philippines in partnership with leading Swiss telemedicine provider Medgate.
In her work as a digital health consultant, she has been involved in a number of government digital health reviews at both State and Commonwealth levels.
Amandeep sits on a number of boards and committees. She is Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Digital Health, Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and holds a Global Executive MBA from Sydney University, a Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, the Australian Certificate of Civil Aviation Medicine and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Rob is an experienced company director, chief executive and corporate advisor, with expertise in commercialisation, technology, innovation and growth.
During a career spanning 30 years, Rob has represented Australia’s Property and Technology sectors at the highest levels domestically and internationally, demonstrated capabilities in corporate strategy, sales & marketing at McKinsey & Company in Australia, Europe and Asia, telecommunications at SingTel Optus, technology innovation at shopfast.com.au and Gelion Technologies, and commercialisation of early stage research at Data61. He has been foundation investor in technology-based start-ups and company director influencing technology adoption in traditional businesses. Rob has a detailed understanding of public sector operations at federal and state level, research and higher education, agriculture, renewable energy, retail, telecommunications and technology sectors and has worked with boards of a broad range of organisations.
Rob has Economics and Law degrees from the University of Sydney, a Master in Business Administration from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.