Advisory Board

The Advisory Board monitors the governance, growth and financial sustainability of NCIRS and provides advice on strategic direction and organisational development.

Chair

  • Ms Elizabeth Koff, Chief Executive, Sydney Children's Hospitals Network (Randwick and Westmead)

Representatives

  • Ms Sue Campbell-Lloyd AM, Manager, Immunisation Unit, AIDS/Infectious Diseases Branch, NSW Ministry of Health
  • Professor Cheryl Jones, Professor of Paediatrics, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney; Paediatric Infectious Diseases Specialist and Head, Centre for Perinatal Infection Research, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead (Chair of NCIRS Scientific Advisory Committee; ex-officio)
  • Associate Professor Ben Marais, Paediatrics and Child Health, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, University of Sydney
  • Dr Vicky Sheppeard, Director, Communicable Diseases Branch, Health Protection NSW 

External members

  • Professor Sally Redman, Chief Executive Officer, The SAX Institute, Sydney
  • Professor Don Roberton, South Australia
  • Professor Andrew Wilson, Director, Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney

Ex-officio

  • Professor Peter McIntyre, Director, NCIRS
  • Professor Robert Booy, Head Clinical Research, NCIRS
  • Ms Gayle Anderson, Assistant Secretary, Immunisation Branch, Office of Health Protection, Australian Government Department of Health
  • Professor Chris Cowell, Director of Research, Kids Research Institute, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Observers

  • Associate Professor Kristine Macartney, Deputy Director, NCIRS
  • Dr Clayton Chiu, Public Health Physician, NCIRS
  • Dr Frank Beard, Public Health Physician, NCIRS
  • Ms Brigid Dohnt, Director, Immunisation Policy Section, Immunisation Branch, Office of Health Protection, Australian Government Department of Health

Secretariat

  • Ms Karyn Phillips, Research Operations Manager, NCIRS