Governance

.The International Board 

Mr Tony Pollitt

BECON MBA FCA (CHAIRMAN)

Tony Pollitt is the General Manager – Business Affairs, Content and Networks at Foxtel, the Australian subscription television network. Tony qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1989 and transferred to London and Prague for three years before returning to work in Sydney. During this period, he specialised in the telecommunications sector. In 1995, Tony joined Showtime as the Finance Manager. Tony’s role expanded and in 1998 he was the Chief Operating Officer, responsible for the finance and internal operations within Showtime. At Foxtel, Tony works in the team that negotiates and acquires the content for the Foxtel channels.

Mr John Batistich

BBUS MMGT GAICD

John Batistich is an Advisor to a range of technology start-ups and has more than 24 years of experience in research, marketing, digital innovation and general management with blue chip companies. Marketing communications led by John have won a Cannes Lion Award and an Australian Advertising Effectiveness Award. He has been a member of the Australian Market and Social Research Society Client Advisory Board and the Australian Research Awards judging panel. John holds a Masters in Management degree from Macquarie Graduate School of Management majoring in Human Resources, a Bachelor of Business degree from the University of Western Sydney majoring in Marketing and a Certificate in Digital Marketing from the Association for Data-driven Marketing and Advertising.

Mrs Kerry Cunningham

Kerry Cunningham is the Director of Retail Operations for Blackmores Ltd, Australia’s number 1 vitamin & dietary supplement company in the ASX 100. Kerry has over 20 years’ experience in the Pharmaceutical and Health Industry working in Australia, New Zealand and Thailand. Kerry has had an extensive career at Blackmores in senior leadership positions driving the change agenda. Additionally she has held board positions with Complementary Medicines Australia and Chaired the Marketing & Communications Committee. Her extensive experience in Pharmacy saw her appointed to the Advisory Board of UTS Faculty of Pharmacy.

​Mr Matthew Dobbin

BBUS MA (APPL) EXEC LEADERSHIP (INSEAD)

Matt Dobbin is a Consulting Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia. Matt has over 20 years’ international consulting experience with a focus on corporate strategy and driving business improvement initiatives across a range of organisations. His specific areas of expertise include strategy implementation, business process reengineering, business integration and major change management. He has had extensive international experience working with major clients in the USA, Middle East, Europe, Asia and New Zealand. Matt has been involved in a broad range of industries driving strategy implementation including health, logistics, construction, utilities, public sector and retail. Of particular interest he has worked with a number of medical research institutes throughout his career.

Mr Stephen Moodey

BBUS MBA CPA

Stephen Moodey is the Area Finance Director for GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Australia and New Zealand and provides decision support to the division’s General Manager across strategic, financial and operational dimensions. He has more than 16 years’ experience as a financial professional in the delivery of financial processes, reporting, analytics and business partnering, forecasting and budget development. Stephen holds a Masters in Business Administration (Executive) from the Australian Graduate School of Management, is a member of the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants and holds a Bachelor of Business degree from the University of Technology, Sydney majoring in Accounting and Finance.

Mrs Elena Pintado

BCOM

Elena Pintado is Head of Marketing Activation for Sunbeam, a leading brand within the small domestic appliances category, where she is responsible for the strategy, development and execution of all communications for the Sunbeam portfolio of products. Elena is a marketing professional with more than 10 years’ experience in the FMCG, consumer goods and healthcare industries. Her previous roles have included Marketing Manager at Johnson & Johnson responsible for the Women’s Health portfolio, as well as with GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare where Elena worked for seven years developing award-winning marketing campaigns for products such as Nicabate, Panadol, Sensodyne, Cartia and Zovirax. Elena holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales, majoring in Marketing and International Business.

Associate Professor Josette Eris

Josette Eris graduated from The University of Sydney with first-class honours and undertook nephrology training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. She became a Fellow of the RACP in 1989. She then undertook research in the field of basic immunology culminating in a PhD from Sydney University. Josette was appointed to staff in the renal department of the Central Area Health Services in 1994 as Director of Renal Transplantation Services. In 2003, she was appointed Director of Renal Services for Statewide Renal Services at the Central Sydney Area Health Service — one of the largest renal units in Australia. Her current research interests include the markers and pathogenesis of chronic allograft nephropathy and the development of anti-rejection modalities and access equity for transplantation. Josette is the immediate past President of the Transplant Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ). She has previously been Chair of the Dialysis, Nephrology and Transplantation Committee and is a past Chair of the NSW Transplant Advisory Committee.