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Governance

Westmead Research Hub has a governing Council, an Executive Committee, and an Operations Committee all with different areas of focus, aimed at ensuring the Hub Partners work together to enhance the opportunities for researchers at Westmead.

Westmead Research Hub Council - Westmead Research Hub Executive - Operational Management Committee - Major Equipment Committee - Communications Advisory Group - Bioinformatics Committee - Bioresources Committee


 

Westmead Research Hub Council

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Professor Frank Martin (Chair)
 
  Professor Frank Martin (Chair)   Board Chair, Children’s Medical Research Institute
  Professor Roger Reddel   Lorimer Dods Professor and Director, Children’s Medical Research Institute
  Mr Richard Hill   Board Chair, Westmead Institute for Medical Research
  Professor Tony Cunningham AO   Executive Director, Westmead Institute for Medical Research
  Professor Laurent Rivory   Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research), The University of Sydney
  Dr Michael Brydon   Acting Chief Executive, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network
  Professor Chris Cowell   Director of Research, Sydney Children's Hospital Network 
  Mr Danny O’Connor   Chief Executive, Western Sydney Local Health District
  Professor Stephen Leeder AO   Director Research and Education Network,  Western Sydney Local Health District
  Professor Cheryl Jones   Deputy Dean, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney
  Professor Christopher Peck   Dean, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Sydney
  Tracy McCosker    CEO NSW Health Pathology
  Mr James Linton   Program Manager, Westmead Research Hub
 

Westmead Research Hub Executive

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Professor Tony Cunningham AO (Chair)
 
  Professor Roger Reddel     Lorimer Dods Professor and Director, Children’s Medical Research Institute
  Mr Ralph Mitchell   Chief Operating Officer & Company Secretary, Children’s Medical Research Institute
  Professor Tony Cunningham AO (Chair)   Executive Director, Westmead Institute for Medical Research
  Mr John Dakin   Chief Operating Officer, Westmead Institute for Medical Research
  Professor Chris Cowell   Director of Research, Sydney Children's Hospital Network 
  Ms Cate Smith   Associate Director Research Operations, The Sydney Children’s Hospital Network
  Professor Stephen Leeder AO   Director Research and Education Network,  Western Sydney Local Health District
  Ms Helene Abouyanni   Operations Manager, Research and Education Network, Western Sydney Local Health District
  Professor Louise Baur   Associate Dean and Head of School, Children's Hospital Westmead, The University of Sydney
  Professor David Harris   Associate Dean and Head of School, Westmead Hospital, The University of Sydney
  Professor Dominic Dwyer   Director ICPMR and Pathology West
  Mr James Linton   Program Manager, Westmead Research Hub
  Professor Jenny Gunton   Professor Medicine, Westmead Clinical School
  Ms Nalini Swaminathan   Head of the Director's Office, Children’s Medical Research Institute
  Professor Russell Dale   Professor of Paediatric Neurology, Children's Hospital at Westmead, University of Sydney 
  Professor Tania Sorrell   Deputy Dean (Clinical), Sydney Medical School
  Professor Golo Ahlenstiel   Chair of Medicine at Blacktown Clinical School, Western Sydney University 
 

Westmead Research Hub Operational Management Committee 

  Mr Ralph Mitchell   Chief Operating Officer & Company Secretary, Children’s Medical Research Institute
  Mr Darryn Capes-Davis   Head of Operations, Children's Medical Research Institute
  Mr Mark Hinze   Chief Financial Officer, Westmead Institute for Medical Research
  Ms Cate Smith   Associate Director Research Operations, The Sydney Children’s Hospital Network
  Ms Helene Abouyanni   Operations Manager, Research and Education Network, Western Sydney Local Health District
  Ms Dalia Younan   Finance Manager, Research and Education Network, Western Sydney Local Health District
  Mr Michael Texilake   Manager Strategic Communications & Engagement, Westmead, The University of Sydney
  Ms Kate O'Sullivan   Chief Operation Officer, Westmead, The University of Sydney
  Vicki Pitsiavas   Operations Manager, Institute for Clinical Pathology and Medical Research
  Lyra Medalle   Financial Controller, Children’s Medical Research Institute
  Mr James Linton (Chair)   Program Manager, Westmead Research Hub
  Dr Maggie Wang   Scientific Platforms Manager, Westmead Institute for Medical Research
  Mr Mathew Wilson  Core Facilities Manager, Children’s Medical Research Institute
  

Westmead Research Hub Major Equipment Committee 

  Assoc Prof Hilda Picket (Chair)   Head of the Telomere Length Regulation Unit, Children’s Medical Research Institute
  Mr Darryn Capes-Davis   Head of Operations, Children's Medical Research Institute
  Assoc Prof Aaron Schindeler   Paediatrics & Child Health, The Children's Hospital at Westmead
  Assoc Prof Andrew Harman   Senior Research Fellow, The Westmead Institute for Medical Research
  Dr Grant Parnell   Researcher, Centre for Immunology and Allergy Research, The Westmead Institute for Medical Research
  Dr Mark Graham   Group Leader, Synapse Proteomics, Children's Medical Research Institute
  Dr Tennille Sibbritt   Conjoint Lecturer, Children's Medical Research Institute 
  Dr Michael Swarbrick   Research Group Leader, Adipose Tissue and Obesity Group, The Westmead Institute for Medical Research
  Dr Heather Medbury   Senior Research Fellow Surgery, Westmead Clinical School
  Tim Dixon   Operations Manager, Institute for Clinical Pathology and Medical Research
  Marjana Curkovic   Office Coordinator, Children's Medical Research Institute
  Dr Belinda Kramer   Cancer Gene Therapy Group Co-Leader, Kids Research Institute
  Assoc Prof Fabienne Brilot-Turville   Senior Research Fellow, Children's Medical Research Institute
  Mr James Linton    Program Manager, Westmead Research Hub
 

Westmead Research Hub Communications Advisory Group 

 Mr James Linton   Program Manager, Westmead Research Hub
 Ms Dana Elliott  Brand Manager, Children's Medical Research Institute
 Ms Leesa Maroske  Communications Manager, Westmead Institute for Medical Research
 Ms Mimi Gemmell   Communications Manager, Kid's Research
 Ms Emma Spillett   Director - Communications & Engagement, Westmead Redevelopment
 Mr Michael Texilake  Manager Strategic Communications & Engagement, Westmead, The University of Sydney
 Ms Monica Hughes  Westmead Precinct Education Hub Program Manager, Research and Education Network
 

Westmead Research Hub Bioinformatics Committee 

 Dr Ellis Patrick (Chair)  Early Career Development Fellow, USYD/Westmead Institue for Medical Research
 Dr Erdahl Teber   Team Leader - Bioinformatics/Data Scientist, Children's Medical Research Institute
 Ms Emilie Wilkie   Senior Research Assistant - Bioinformatics, Children's Medical Research Institute
 Dr Dinny Graham   Senior Research Fellow, The Westmead Institute for Medical Research
 Dr John-Sebastian Eden   NHMRC Early Career Fellow,  Westmead Institute for Medical Research
 Dr Rosemarie Sadsad   Sydney Informatics Hub, The University of Sydney
 Prof Christopher Liddle   Professor of Clinical Pharmacology & Hepatology Medicine, Westmead Clinical School and The  Westmead Institute for Medical Research
 Assoc ProfVitali Sintchenko   Director, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology (CIDM) Public Health, Sydney West LHD   and Pathology West
 Dr Qing Zhong   Group Leader, Children's Medical Research Institute
 Ms Gladys Ho   Senior Hospital Scientist, Kid's Research
 Mr James Linton   Program Manager, Westmead Research Hub
 

Westmead Research Hub Bioresources Advisory Group

 Ms Cathy Reeves  Team Leader, Biological Services Facility, Westmead Institute for Medical Research
 Mr Darryn Capes-Davis  Head of Operations, Children's Medical Research Institute
 Dr Irma Villaflor  Chief Veterinary Officer & Head of BioResources, Children's Medical Research Institute
 Ms Kim Hewitt  Transgenic Facility Manager, Kid's Research
 Mr Mark Shannon  Researcher Manager, Westmead Institute for Medical Research
 Ms Rebecca Rielly  Research Operations Manager, Kid's Research
 Dr Rogan Lee  Senior Research Fellow Medicine, Westmead Clinical School
 Mr Ross Mathews  Director, Department of Animal Care, Western Sydney Local Health District
 Mr James Linton (Chair)  Program Manager, Westmead Research Hub