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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 


Westmead Research Hub Council


Professor Jeremy Chapman (Chair)
 
  Professor Jeremy Chapman (Chair)   Chair, Westmead Research Hub Council
  Professor Roger Reddel    Lorimer Dods Professor and Director, Children’s Medical Research Institute
  Professor Frank Martin   Board Chair, Children’s Medical Research Institute
  Professor Phillip O'Connell   Executive Director, Westmead Institute for Medical Research
  Professor Laurent Rivory   Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research), The University of Sydney
  Professor Chris Cowell   Director of Research, Sydney Children's Hospital Network 
  Mr Graeme Loy   Chief Executive, Western Sydney Local Health District
  Ms Cathryn Cox   Chief Executive, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network
  Professor Robyn Ward   Dean Faculty Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney
  Ms Tracy McCosker    CEO NSW Health Pathology
  Mr James Linton   Program Manager, Westmead Research Hub
 

Westmead Research Hub Executive


Professor Roger Reddel​ (Chair)
 
  Professor Roger Reddel  (Chair)   Lorimer Dods Professor and Director, Children’s Medical Research Institute
  Professor Phillip O'Connell   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
  Ms Helene Abouyanni   Operations Manager, Research and Education Network, Western Sydney Local Health District
  Professor Dominic Dwyer   Director ICPMR and Pathology West
  Mr James Linton   Program Manager, Westmead Research Hub
  Professor Mac Christie   Associate Dean (Research), University of Sydney
  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 Mark Rees   Deputy Dean, Faculty Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney
  Professor Golo Ahlenstiel   Chair of Medicine at Blacktown Clinical School, Western Sydney University 
 

Westmead Research Hub Operational Management Committee 

  Ms Demi Stefanova   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 Timothy Dixon    Operations & Program Manager Core Research Facilities, The University of Sydney
  Ms Kate O'Sullivan   Chief Operation Officer, Westmead, The University of Sydney
  Ms Vicki Pitsiavas   Operations Manager, Institute for Clinical Pathology and Medical Research
  Ms 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 

  Mr Mark Shannon   Researcher Manager, Westmead Institute for Medical Research
  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 (Chair)   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 Sam Rogers   Research Officer, Children's Medical Research Institute 
  Dr Heather Medbury   Senior Research Fellow Surgery, Westmead Clinical School
  Mr Tim Dixon   Operations Manager, Institute for Clinical Pathology and Medical Research
  Ms Susan Wan (Secretary)   Research Coordinator, The Westmead Institute for Medical Research
  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