Australian Respiratory Council

About ARC

David Macintosh AM


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.

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