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Mr Rod Halstead ceased to hold the position as Honorary Solicitor for The Heart Research Institute upon joining the Board. Mr Halstead is presently Director - Strategic Corp/M&A at the law firm Clayton Utz.

Prior to holding that position he had many years’ experience as a Partner at Clayton Utz, with a preceding position at the law firm Mallesons Stephen Jaques.

Mr Halstead has considerable Board experience and regularly advises Boards and Senior Management of major Australian corporate and financial institutions, in respect to business and governance related matters. Mr Halstead was appointed a Governor of the Board on 24 May 2017.