Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation is honoured to have the Board leadership of some of Australia’s finest talent from the corporate, health and public service areas.
Hon. Ian Campbell
“Being on the Board gives me the opportunity to be part of something that is very special. Thanks to the support of the amazing donors, we are enabling children with medical and mental health conditions to improve their health and wellbeing.”
Philip Aylward has served in a number of senior management and leadership positions in both health services and within the Health Department. These included Executive Director Procurement, Infrastructure and Contract Management at North Metropolitan Health Service, Chief Executive of the Child and Adolescent Health Service, the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Child and Adolescent Community Health and the Perth Children’s Hospital Project. Mr Aylward currently leads the Corporate Services and Contract Management functions for the East Metropolitan Health Service.
“I was keen to be able to support the work of the Foundation given my previous experience in working across all parts of the health service. It’s a privilege to be given stewardship and ensure that money goes to the areas of greatest need and support innovation.”
Sylvia Meier is an experienced executive having led a wide range of general and mental health services across community and hospital settings. With a strong interest in governance, leadership and organisational change, Ms Meier is currently the Director of Special Projects at the North Metropolitan Health Service and previously an Executive Director of Child and Adolescent Health Service.
“My personal experience of PMH during our son Matthew’s tragic battle with cancer gives me a unique perspective. I’m very grateful for the opportunity to be part of an organisation that positively changes the lives of so many West Australian families. The Foundation’s generous support of the Perth Children’s Hospital makes the pain and hardship that many kids endure – a little more bearable.”
Steve Carulli has more than 30 years of commercial property experience. He is presently a Director of the Perron Group of Companies and is the immediate past Chairman of the Building Services Board of Western Australia. He is a former Managing Director and Licensee of Jones Lang LaSalle (WA) and is currently a Trustee of the Stan Perron Charitable Foundation. He is also Co-Founder of the national software company – Cirrus8 CPM Software.
“It’s nice to contribute, albeit in a small way, to an organisation that aspires to see world class medical care and treatment delivered to our children and their families. The dedication of the staff and volunteers at our children’s hospital is both captivating and inspiring.”
As a former partner of global accounting firm BDO, Russell Garvey has more than 38 years of professional experience in public practice and administration. With considerable business experience across a variety of industries and sectors, Mr Garvey continues to advise and assist local and overseas organisations, including charities and other not for profit sector entities.
“Supporting my community is important to me. Making decisions that result in world class treatment and equipment being available right here in Western Australia for our sick kids is very rewarding.”
“I believe that kids deserve the chance to access the best medical care available from ongoing world first research funded by the foundation. As a long-time supporter, I thoroughly enjoy my involvement with donors, management, staff and fellow Board members.”
After recently retiring Frank Romano spent 35 years as founder, managing director and chairman of Quick Service Restaurant Holdings, owners of the Red Rooster, Oporto and Chicken Treat brands nationally. Mr Romano also has interests in property development and investment.
“I enjoy being part of a collegiate team that applies diverse capabilities and knowledge to ensure that all children have access to the best clinical care. It means that kids are given the chance to enjoy being kids and don’t have to worry about the future.”
As an experienced CEO and Director, Ian Shepherd brings varied and direct experiences in governance and business, finance, leadership, risk and public relations, as well as an understanding of the importance of board dynamics and culture. Mr Shepherd has spent 17 years as a director and eight years as a CEO/Managing Director of an AUD 1.7 Billion company, with 8,500 people across 10 countries (including USA, Canada, Asia, UK and the Middle East). He was also chair of the Executive Group, Subsidiary Boards and Board Strategy Committee, with a focus on strong commercial and strategic capabilities for infrastructure development, company growth and transformational changes.
“It is a privilege to be able to assist this very important Western Australian institution that gets such amazing support from donors big and small. Like all our stakeholders I am super passionate about ensuring we deliver the very best possible treatment and care to the kids who need it most.”
Andrew McKenzie is the Executive Chairman of Euroz Limited and Euroz Securities Limited as well as the Non-Executive Chairman of Westoz Funds Management He is also a Director of Dalton Street Capital, Prodigy Investment Partners, Flinders Investment Partners and Equus Point Capital. Mr McKenzie is a former Board member of the Stockbrokers and Financial Advisors Association of Australia (SAFAA) and is currently a PLC Council member and a Board member of the PLC Foundation Incorporated.
“The Foundation’s work is focused on supporting excellence in the delivery of health and well-being services to WA children and their families, and it is a privilege to contribute to the strategic objectives of this amazing organisation.”
Hayley Cormann is a lawyer in commercial litigation with a specialist practice in insurance, health law and medico-legal cases, currently practising out of Quayside Chambers. Aside from her litigation practice, Hayley has a keen interest in corporate governance, risk management and compliance for a broad variety of organisations.