Member of the Order of Australia 2011, awarded National Medal for Service 2014, Chairman, The Macintosh Foundation, Macintosh Chair of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine - Endowed Chair 29 November 2005 in perpetuity; Founder since 2013 and Benefactor since 2007, Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children - The Children’s Hospital at Westmead; Governor, Woolcock Institute of Medical Research 2000-2011; Director, The Australian Lung Foundation 1994-2013; Governor, St Vincent’s Hospital, Curran Foundation; Life Governor, Melanoma Institute of Australia; Deputy Chairman, Ainsworth Charitable Foundation 2016 – Present; Executive Chairman, Manager Director and Independent Director of ASX listed Public Companies and private Companies over 28 years; 35 years of Senior Management and Director level in the Transport and Construction Industries in Australia and Europe; Actively involved in the Surf Life Saving movement for over 50 years; Life Member, Long Reef Surf Life Saving Club Inc.; Life Member - Collaroy Surf Life Saving Club Inc.; Life Member – City Tattersalls Club ; Director, Vice President - United Nations Australia Association (NSW) 2017 – 2019; Appointed Australia’s United Nations Goodwill Ambassador Oceans – Life Under Water SDG-14 and The Pacific, 2018 – 2019 and Principal Advisor, Marine Life, and Oceans and The Pacific – United Nations Association of Australia 2019 - Present; Awarded Honorary Associate Life Membership TSANZ 2020; Appointed to the Board of ARC in 1997; President of ARC 2000-2013; 2019 - Present. Vice President of ARC 2013 - 2019; Elected Life Governor of ARC in 2010.
Robyn Johnson has had an extensive career in the event and tourism sector, managing her own conference and exhibitions company and working with national and international not-for-profit (NFP) organisations. Robyn has held senior management roles including most recently Chief Executive Officer of peak body Meetings & Events Australia that offers accredited education and training programs, conducts research into industry trends and advocates on behalf of the meetings and events sector. Robyn is currently working with government and industry on new regional programs in response to impact of COVID-19 on the visitor economy. Robyn is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has a background in the development and implementation of business growth strategies. Appointed to the board of ARC in 2012.
Appointed as the ARC Executive Director from April 2008 to May 2009 and April 2013 – Present. NSW Tuberculosis (TB) Program Manager 1997- 2013; various positions in public health for over twenty-five years including: clinical nurse consultant in public health Corrections Health Service and TB prevention and control services for the NSW Ministry of Health. Member of the NSW Ministry of Health TB Advisory Committee 1997 to Present. Member of the Commonwealth Department of Health National TB Advisory Committee 1997 – 2013. Appointed to the Board of ARC in 2001. Elected as a Life Governor of ARC in 2011. Treasurer & Executive Committee Member for the International Union Against TB and Lung Disease (The Union) Asia Pacific Region 2015 to Present. Programme Secretary of The Union Nursing and Allied Health Professionals Sub–Section 2017 – 2019. Chair of the Nurses and Allied Health Professionals Sub-Section of The Union 2019 to Present. Appointed a Member of the Order of Australia June 2019 “for service to community health particularly to respiratory diseases”.
Professor in Respiratory Medicine at Sydney University and Respiratory Physician at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney. Area Director of Tuberculosis Services, Sydney Local Health District. Research Leader for the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, and jointly leads the Woolcock’s Vietnam research team. Professor Fox heads several NHMRC-funded clinical trials and translational research studies relating to tuberculosis, lung disease and antimicrobial resistance. His research aims to develop new approaches to TB control, COPD, asthma and tobacco control in resource-limited settings. Appointed to the Board of ARC in 2017.
Solicitor, Supreme Court of NSW; General Manager and Board Director, WorkCover Authority of NSW 1988-1997; Chairman, Dust Disease Board of NSW 1988-1997; Member, National Occupational Health and Safety Commission 1988-1997; Chairman, Sporting Injuries Committee 1988-1997; Member, Joint Coal Board Health and Safety Trust 1993-1997. Appointed to the Board of ARC in November 2008 - 2011. Chair, of Centenary Celebration Committee. Reappointed to the Board of ARC in 2012 – Present.
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science major in Information Technology with a career spanning over 20 years of experience, successfully delivering business improvement, business transformation, infrastructure and application projects globally. Presently employed at Lendlease as Product Owner holding accountability over new innovations & leveraging technologies to deliver business value. Jean’s acquired skills in corporate social responsibility, environmental awareness and philanthropy has earned her the positions as Director of The Australian Respiratory Council 2019-Present, Non-Executive Director for the United Nations Association of Australia (UNAA) NSW Division 2018-Present, Director of the UNAA National Peace Program 2013-2018 and UN Women Australia NSW Chapter Executive Committee 2012-2014.
TB Coordinator South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (Northern Sector) 2013 - Present; Executive Officer Australian Respiratory Council 2009-2013; Manager Department of Respiratory Medicine, TB Coordinator, TB and Respiratory Clinical Nurse Consultant 1998-2009; Asthma Coordinator and TB Clinical Nurse Specialist South Eastern Sydney and Illawarra Area Health Service (Southern Sector) 1992-1998; Chair and Program Secretary, Nurses and Allied Health Subsection International Union Against TB and Lung Disease 2009-2013; Appointed to the National Asthma Expert Advisory Group 2006; Appointed to the Board Asthma Educators Association (NSW) 1992 and Board Australian Asthma and Respiratory Educators Association 2006, Life Member 2011; Appointed to Board of ARC in 2013.
Principal Financial Planner for ‘Turner Wealth Pty Ltd’ (Corporate Authorised Representative (No.1241514) of Capstone Financial Planning Pty Ltd. ABN 24 093 733 969. Australian Financial Services License No.223135. December 2019 – to Current; Principal Financial Planner for ‘Turner Wealth Pty Ltd’ (Corporate Authorised Representative of Commonwealth Financial Planning Limited) May 2016 – December 2019; Senior Financial Planner - Relationship Managed Clients (Representative of Commonwealth Financial Planning Limited) Oct 2010 – May 2016; Branch Financial Planner (Inner and Mid-West suburbs of Sydney) (Representative of Commonwealth Financial Planning Limited) May 2007 – October 2010; Business Analyst / Project Manager (CMLA) (Commonwealth Bank of Australia) January 2004 – May 2007, Diploma of Financial Planning 2006; Manager of Operations/Projects, Resource Planning (Commonwealth Bank of Australia) September 2002 – January 2004; Service Consultant / Resource Analyst (Commonwealth Bank of Australia) August 1999 – September 2002; Senior Sales & Marketing Manager (Sarran Pty Ltd) 1994 – 1995; B. Commerce Newcastle University 1990 – 1993. Appointed to Board of ARC as Finance Director in May 2017.