MACH Board

The Board develops and implements key policies, protocols and frameworks for the governance of the MACH, as well as ensuring effective oversight of the performance of the MACH in relation to its objectives.

  • Professor John Prins

    Interim Chair of the Board, Head, Melbourne Medical School, The University of Melbourne


  • Uncle Graham Atkinson

    Indigenous Elder Representative


  • Professor Jane Gunn

    Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne


  • Dr Mukesh Haikerwal AC

    Altona Medical Group (Primary Care Representative)


  • Adjunct Professor Russell Harrison

    CEO, Western Health


  • Professor Douglas Hilton AO

    Director, WEHI


  • Professor Christine Kilpatrick AO

    CEO, Melbourne Health


  • Professor Kathryn North AC

    Director, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute


  • Professor Sir John Savill FRS

    (ex officio)

    Executive Director, MACH



MACH Council

The MACH Council is the governing body of the MACH. The Council provides oversight of the MACH Board via the Board Chair, including reviewing progress of the MACH on a yearly basis against the agreed objectives and approving changes/updates, as required.

  • Ms Patricia Faulkner AO

    Chair, MACH Council

  • Professor Sir John Savill FRS

    (ex officio)

    Executive Director, MACH

  • Mr Adam Horsburgh

    CEO, Austin Health

  • Mr Robert Klupacs

    CEO, Bionics Institute

  • Professor Keith Martin

    Director, Centre for Eye Research Australia​

  • Professor Meg Morris

    Director, Academic Research Collaborative in Health, La Trobe University

  • Professor Christine Kilpatrick AO

    CEO, Melbourne Health​

  • Adjunct Professor Jason Payne

    Chief Executive Health Services, Mercy Health

  • Professor Kathryn North AC

    Director, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute​

  • Professor Briony Dow

    Director, National Ageing Research Institute

  • Mr Siva Sivarajah

    CEO, Northern Health

  • Professor Matthias Ernst

    Director, Olivia Newton John Cancer Research Institute

  • Professor Shelley Dolan

    CEO, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre​

  • Ms Angela Nolan

    CEO, St Vincent’s Hospital​

  • Professor Tom Kay

    Director, St Vincent’s Institute

  • Professor Steven Petrou

    Director, The Florey Institute​

  • Ms Bernadette McDonald

    CEO, The Royal Children’s Hospital

  • Mr Brendon Gardner

    CEO, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital

  • Dr Sue Matthews

    CEO, The Royal Women’s Hospital​

  • Professor Jane Gunn

    Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne

  • Professor James McCluskey

    Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research, The University of Melbourne

  • Professor John Prins

    Head, Melbourne Medical School, The University of Melbourne

  • Professor Douglas Hilton AO

    Director, WEHI

  • Adjunct Professor Russell Harrison

    CEO, Western Health