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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

  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
  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

  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
 

Westmead Research Hub Operations 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
  Ms Naomi Douglas    Operations Manager, Westmead Institute for Medical Research
  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
  Mr James Linton (Chair)   Program Manager, Westmead Research Hub
 
 

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  
  Belinda Kramer  
  Fabienne Brilot  
  Mr James Linton    Program Manager, Westmead Research Hub