Foundation Board of Directors
The Board is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the Foundation. It is comprised of senior medical staff and researchers from St George and Sutherland hospitals, and community and business leaders from St George and the Sutherland Shire.
All Board and Committee appointments are voluntary. The Foundation is most grateful to each appointee for generously donating their time and expertise towards advancing medical research within St George and Sutherland hospitals.
The current Board is:
Cathy Yuncken, Chair
General Manager, Commercial Bank, Westpac Group
Paul O’Sullivan, Deputy Chair
Chairman, SingTel Optus Pty Limited
Bruce Spaul, Treasurer
Partner, Munro Spaul Accountants
Greg Davis, Secretary
Department of Obstetrics
Michael Grimm. Chair of the Research Committee
Clinical Associate Dean, UNSW
Medical Board Members
Professor John Edmonds
Conjoint Professor UNSW (Medicine)
Associate Professor Peter Gonski
Associate Professor, Aged Care
Professor Ian Cook
Professor of Gastroenterology
Professor Kate Moore
Associate Professor George Skowronski
Associate Professor, Intensive Care
Community/Business Board Members
Director, Colin Daley Quinn
Professor Emad El-Omar
Professor of Medicine, St George & Sutherland Clinical School, UNSW
Chief Executive Officer, St George Private Hospital
Director, Tynan Motors Limited
The St George & Sutherland Medical Research Foundation is a company limited by guarantee with full deductible gift recipient (DGR) status (NSW). The Foundation is governed under the terms of a Constitution that is available upon request from the Foundation Office.
The Foundation Board meets a minimum of four times each year whilst Board Executive meets on a monthly basis. The Foundation’s Annual General Meeting is held each year in June. Additionally, the Directors of the Foundation sit on a small number of Board sub-committees, including – Finance, Audit & Risk, Remuneration and the Research Committee.
The Foundation’s annual audit is undertaken by PWC. The Foundation’s Annual Reports – including the very latest audited accounts – can be downloaded from the About Us section of this site.
Please contact the Foundation Office for further information relating to the governance of the Foundation.