HealthInSA Advisory Board

HealthInSA has appointed an Advisory Board of world-class leaders in clinical practice, education, research and industry development to provide guidance and direction. Each board member has been chosen for their significant experience and expertise in the fields of healthcare, research and industry development.

The HealthInSA Advisory Board members are:

Mark Butcher (Chair), Current Chair and Former Managing Partner of Ernst & Young, Chairman of Masonic Homes Limited
Mark is a qualified director with over 25 years’ executive experience in professional services and investment banking roles, including extensive commercial and not-for-profit board experience complementing strengths in strategy, entrepreneurship, commercial partnerships and regional economic development.

Raymond Spencer, Chairman of the Economic Development Board and the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI)
Raymond is a specialist advisor and company director with more than 35 years of experience in international business, management planning, technology commercialisation, finance, organisational culture and mergers and acquisitions.

Shane Solomon, Head of Health at Telstra’s Health Business Unit and Chair of the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA)
Shane is an international health care management expert with over 30 years’ experience in performance improvement, the development of health services governance strategies and implementation of health services quality reforms.

Julie White, CEO of Chief Executive Women and Chair of the Coca Cola Australia Foundation
Julie is an expert businesswoman and inspirational leader with over 30 years’ experience across professional services, not for profit, corporate and municipal roles, specialising in identifying new strategies, developing operations for growth and overseeing global projects.

Tay Joo Soon, CEO and Founder of Tay Joo Soon & Co., Chartered Accountants, Singapore
Tay is a specialist in maximising South Australian export trade and inbound investment in healthcare, biomedical R&D, and manufacturing, making significant contributions to economic and business collaborations between South Australia and the Australasian region.

Sir William Castell LVO, Chairman of the global charitable foundation Wellcome Trust, and Former President and CEO of GE Healthcare
Sir William received a knighthood for his services to the life sciences industry. The Wellcome Trust drives excellence in human health outcomes by supporting research breakthrough, facilitating the uptake of patient-oriented research advances into clinical practice, and advocating for the open dialogue and informed debate between scientists and the global public.

The Board is supported by a small office to lead in coordinating and promoting South Australia’s capabilities. Find out more about HealthInSA.

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