Kathryn Fagg AO (Chair)
Kathryn is Chairman of Boral and Deputy Chairperson of the Board of the CSIRO. She is also a member of the NAB Board and two other ASX-listed company boards, Incitec Pivot and Djerriwarrh Investments. In the not-for-profit sector, she is Chairman of the Melbourne Recital Centre and is on the boards of the Grattan Institute, the Myer Foundation and the Male Champions of Change. In 2018 she retired from the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia and as President of Chief Executive Women. She is also a former Chairman of Parks Victoria. 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 awarded an Officer in the Order of Australia in 2019 for her distinguished service to business and finance, to the central banking, logistics and manufacturing sectors, and to women. She has also been awarded an honorary doctorate in engineering by the University of Queensland and in business by the University of New South Wales. Kathryn was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer in 2012.
Professor Jacinta Elston (Deputy Chair)
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 Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous) at Monash University. Jacinta was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2003.
Megan James (Deputy Chair)
Megan is the Chief Executive Officer 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 with a key interest in technology and security. 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. She also sits on the Board as Vice President for Women in IT and Communications.
Lisa Montgomery AIFS (Deputy Chair)
With almost 35 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 host of Sky News Business Channel’s Your Money, Your Call 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 adviser, finance specialist and passionate public speaker. She is a foundation committee member of the Sydney chapter of the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and also holds the role of Senior Counsel at Finder.com.au.
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 1974, Raelene was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in recognition of her outstanding sporting achievements. She was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 2007, in recognition of her work with cancer organisations, particularly BCNA. In 2013, she was named in Australia’s Top 100 Sportswomen of All Time. Raelene is one of the National Trust’s 100 Living Treasures, a member of the Australian Track and Field Hall of Fame and one of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame’s 39 Legends of Australian sport. Raelene was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1996.
Professor Fran Boyle AM
Fran is Professor of Medical Oncology at the University of Sydney and is involved in the care of women with breast cancer at the Mater Hospital in North Sydney, and in teaching and research. She is also the Medical Director of the Pam McLean Communications Centre at the University of Sydney, training health professionals in better communication. Fran is a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of Breast Cancer Trials and represents Australia and New Zealand on the Board of the International Breast Cancer Study Group. In 2008, Fran was appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia for her contributions to breast cancer research, policy, education, advocacy and care.
Professor 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 Breast Cancer Trials. His interests relate to systems for optimal breast cancer care and research to tailor the extent of breast cancer treatment to the individual patient.
Clare has been a partner with PwC for more than 10 years. She is Assurance Partner in the Melbourne office, with a focus on risk, controls and governance. She is the lead Internal Controls partner across a number of major Australian companies. Clare has three sons and balances work with family. She is a member of the St Kevin’s College Toorak Audit Committee. Clare lost her mother to breast cancer and prior to having children volunteered at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne.
A lawyer by profession, Sarah holds both a Bachelor and a Master of Laws and a Bachelor of Business Administration. She worked at Herbert Smith Freehills and the Australian Securities Exchange (including through the global financial crisis) before joining Westpac in 2011. Sarah is an ally for GLOBAL (Westpac's Employee Action Group for LGBTIQ employees) and also a member of Women of Westpac. In 2014, Sarah was diagnosed with breast cancer; a story all too familiar among young women in her family. Sarah chose to continue working full-time throughout treatment, and the benefits she observed sparked a personal mission to challenge the way organisations – and each of us as individuals – think about serious illness.