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Board members

Kathryn Fagg (Chair)

Kathryn is a member of the board of the Reserve Bank of Australia and Note Printing Australia as well as three ASX-listed company boards – Boral, Incitec Pivot and Djerriwarrh Investments. In addition, she is president of Chief Executive Women, chairman of the Melbourne Recital Centre and is on the board of the Australian Centre for Innovation. She is a former chairman of Parks Victoria. As a Fellow of the Academy of Technology and Engineering, she chairs the Industry and Innovation Forum. Prior to becoming a non-executive director, Kathryn enjoyed an extensive senior executive career in banking, manufacturing and logistics across Australia, New Zealand and Asia, after commencing her career as a petroleum engineer with Esso Australia and working as a management consultant with McKinsey & Co. Kathryn was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer in 2012.

Michael Happell (Deputy Chair)

Michael is an independent non-executive director. His current directorships include the Melbourne Cricket Club (Vice President), Supra Capital Pty Ltd (Chairman) and MyProsperity Pty Ltd. Previously Michael was a partner at PwC for 24 years. He was Chairman of PwC Australia and a member of the PwC Global Board. Other former directorships include Scotch College and Lauriston Girls School. Michael has three daughters and is married to Tatty, who is a breast cancer survivor.

Raelene Boyle, AM MBE

Raelene represented Australia in track and field at three Olympic Games. She won three Olympic silver medals, seven Commonwealth gold medals and two Commonwealth silver medals. In 2007, she was made a Member of the Order of Australia in recognition of her work with cancer organisations, particularly BCNA. Raelene is one of the National Trust’s 100 Living Treasures, a member of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame and of the Australian Track and Field Hall of Fame, and was named in Australia’s Top 100 Sportswomen of All Time. Raelene was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1996.

Jacinta Elston

Jacinta is an Aboriginal woman from Townsville who has worked in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health in higher education for more than two decades. In her current role, she is Associate Dean, Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education and Strategy in the Division of Tropical Health and Medicine, and Co-Director of the Anton Breinl Research Centre for Health Systems Strengthening at James Cook University. Jacinta was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2003.

Megan James

Megan is the General Manager at Australian Data Centres. She has an Advanced Diploma of Marketing in business and marketing. She has worked in IT since 1998 with her experience covering software, hardware, storage and the data centre market. Megan has a passion for starting new businesses, seeing them evolve and setting future strategic directions. Her current role involves providing solutions to the Australian Government and commercial enterprises. She moved to Canberra in 2014 to give the business a greater focus. Megan has a passion for health and wellbeing and is involved with her children in AFL, swimming and athletics. Megan was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1996 and again in 2012.

Dorothy Keefe

Dorothy graduated in medicine from the University of London in 1986, migrated to Australia and became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) in 1996. She received her Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Adelaide in 1999. Dorothy is the Clinical Ambassador for the Transforming Health initiative in SA, Professor of Cancer Medicine at the University of Adelaide, and a Senior Medical Oncologist at Royal Adelaide Hospital Cancer Centre. In the 2013 Queen’s Birthday Honours, Dorothy received the Public Service Medal for ‘outstanding service in the areas of public health, medical research and oncology’.

Bruce Mann

Bruce trained as a surgeon in Melbourne and then as a breast specialist at Memorial Hospital in New York. He came back to Melbourne in 1998 as a consultant surgeon, and was appointed Director of the Breast Service at Royal Melbourne and Royal Women’s Hospital in 2007, and Director of the Breast Tumour Stream of the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre in 2015. He has been active in many organisations, including Cancer Australia, the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, the Clinical Oncological Society of Australia, and the Australia and New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group. His interests relate to systems for optimal breast cancer care and research to tailor the extent of breast cancer treatment to the individual patient.

Lisa Montgomery, AIFS
Lisa Montgomery

With more than 30 years’ experience in the consumer lending and finance sectors, Lisa Montgomery is a respected leader, commentator and consumer advocate within the Australian financial services industry. Lisa has held chief executive roles in both public and privately held companies and is a regular on Sky News Australia and Sky News Business Channel, where she appears as a consumer finance and property specialist. In 2012, Lisa was diagnosed with breast cancer and subsequently retired from her role as Chief Executive Officer of Resi Mortgage Corporation. She continues to enjoy her ‘encore’ career as a strategic business advisor and finance specialist. She is a foundation committee member of the Sydney chapter of the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI).

Debbie Smith

Debbie has been a partner with PwC for more than 10 years. She is the Managing Partner for Queensland, leading a team of 700 people. She has an extensive background in audit and governance and works with organisations in the public and private sectors. Debbie also sits on the Board of St Margaret’s Anglican Girls School. She has two children and is a breast cancer survivor.