The Executive Committee (Board) approves strategic directions, organisation structure, policies and implementation processes. Board members observe corporate governance principles and a code of conduct in keeping with those of the Australian Securities Exchange.
(See our glossary of medical and professional acronyms for details of qualifications).
Professor Andrew Roberts, Chair
MBBS, FRACP, FRCPA, PhD
Andrew Roberts is a Clinical Haematologist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, National Health and Medical Research Council Practitioner Fellow at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, and Principal Fellow, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at The University of Melbourne. He's been an Executive Committee Member since 2004 and is appointed by the Medical and Scientific Committee.
Dr Stewart A Hart
Stewart Hart is a Surgical Oncologist in private practice specialising in breast disease. He's Head of the Breast Surgical Service at Monash Medical Centre, Southern Health, Director of the Monash BreastScreen program, and Consultant Surgeon to the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre Breast Service. He's been an Executive Committee Member since 2003, and is appointed by the Medical and Scientific Committee. He's also on the Board of the Victorian Breast Cancer Research Consortium.
Ms Glenys Fraser
LLB (Hons), BA (Mon), GradDip (Com Law) (Mon), GradDip Biotech Life (Mon) Diploma Holistic Counselling Practice
Glenys has a legal background specialising in intellectual property, competition, and consumer protection law.
She was formerly a partner of the law firm, Minter Ellison and a Research Fellow at the Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia at the University of Melbourne, and a past member of the Intellectual Property Committee of the Law Institute of Victoria and the Trade Practices Committee of the Law Council of Australia.
In 2008 Glenys was appointed as a sessional member of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal. She's a trained counsellor with LifeCircle Australia, a not-for-profit provider of counselling to those with life threatening illness and their carers, and mentoring support to people with loved ones dying at home. She was appointed as a member of the Executive Committee in 2011. She's also on the Board of the Victorian Breast Cancer Research Consortium.
Professor Peter Fuller
MBBS, BMedSc (Hons), PhD, FRACP
Peter Fuller is a National Health and Medical Research Council Senior Principal Research Fellow and Associate Director at Prince Henry's Institute of Medical Research, Director of the Endocrinology Unit at the Monash Medical Centre / Southern Health, and an Honorary Professor in Medicine and Biochemistry at Monash University. He's been an Executive Committee Member since 2003, and is appointed by the Medical and Scientific Committee.
Mrs Avis Macphee
Avis Macphee, a retired medical scientist, is the Founder and Coordinator of the Breast Cancer Support Group of the Bone Marrow Donor Institute Ltd. Her current appointments include membership of the Scientific Committee, Vice Presidency of the Victorian Breast Cancer Research Consortium and membership of the Victorian Cancer Biobank Committee and Access Committee. She also represents the Breast Cancer Network Australia and the Breast Cancer Action Group on several committees. Member since 2006.
Mr Michael O'Bryan
LLB (Hons), BSc (Melb)
Michael O'Bryan is a barrister at the Victorian Bar, practising in the areas of corporate and commercial law, trade practices law and administrative law, and is a member and past chairman of the Trade Practices Committee of the Law Council of Australia. He has been an Executive Committee member since 2003.
Professor Joe Trapani
Chair Medical & Scientific Committee
MBBS, FRACP, PhD
Joe Trapani is Head of the Cancer Immunology Program at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne. He's a Professorial Fellow in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at The University of Melbourne and in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Monash University. He's also a Senior Principal Research Fellow of the National Health and Medical Research Council. Has been an Executive Committee Member since 2007 and is appointed by the Medical and Scientific Committee.
Ms Onella Stagoll OAM
BA DipSocStuds (Melb) MSW (Columbia)
Onella Stagoll was the inaugural CEO of BreastScreen Victoria and held that post from 1992 until 2002. As CEO she successfully brought together private and public health providers in a robust and publicly accountable women's health program. Onella Stagoll has had a long-standing and successful career in the health field. With a strong interest in public sector service provision, women's health and consumer participation in decision-making, her experience has spanned federal and state governments, the not-for-profit and private sectors and community development organisations.
Chair of Finance, Risk, Audit & Compliance Committee
BComm, BA, CA
Maria Trinci is a senior manager at KPMG specialising in providing audit and advisory services to the financial services sector. She has over 10 years experience in auditing, focusing particularly in the banking sector. She has extensive project management experience and has worked internationally on banking clients with a focus on investment banking. Maria provides accounting advice in the area of deal structuring, funding and hedging to a number of industries. She's been an Executive Committee member since 2010, and is a member of the Finance Committee.
Chair Appeals Committee
BSc App (Ind Chem), BE (Chem)
Bruce Ward is a retired company executive with a background in manufacturing in the paper, packaging and wood products industries. He's closely involved with the Cancer Council's Relay for Life program and is Chair of its Advisory Committee.
Mr David Gibbs
BCom (Melb), FCA, FAICD
David Gibbs is a business strategist and adviser with a reputation for developing wise and practical solutions to business problems. His career to date spans some 35 years. During this time, David has seen the effects of many business cycles and the succession of management within a wide range of business operations. This experience has sharpened his passion for excellent Corporate Governance and the identification and management of risk.
He's a committed supporter and office bearer for numerous community-based and youth organisations, including a foundation director of the Melbourne Community Foundation. David also served as the Chairman of the Victorian State Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.
Professor Margaret Hamilton, AO, President
BA, DipSocStuds (Melb), MSW (Mich)
Margaret Hamilton holds a professorial appointment at the School of Public Health, the University of Melbourne; is Chairperson of the Multiple and Complex Needs Panel, a Victorian statutory body; and is Co-deputy Chairperson of the Australian National Council on Drugs. She has been an Executive Committee member since 1998, and is a member of the Board of the Victorian Breast Cancer Research Consortium.
Associate Professor Jeremy Millar
BmedSci, Biochemistry, MB, ChB, Medicine
A/Prof Jeremy Millar was the immediate past Director of the Southern Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service (SMICS) and is currently Director of Radiation Oncology at Alfred Health in Melbourne. In addition to a busy clinical practice looking after patients there, he oversees both an academic radiation centre in metropolitan Melbourne, as well as Alfred Health's satellite regional centre in Gippsland. He leads the Radiation Oncology Genito-Urinary cancer group at Alfred Health and, as part of this, developed and leads a large prostate brachytherapy program, as well as an External Beam Radiotherapy Service. He is an adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University and his research and academic interests are mainly in prostate cancer. A/Prof Millar is the current Chair of Cancer Council Victoria's Clinical Network and a past Chair of the VCOG Urological Cancer Committee.