Our Board of Directors

MALCOLM CROMPTON

CHAIR

Malcolm is the Managing Director of Information Integrity Solutions Pty Ltd (IIS), a global consultancy specialising in data protection and privacy strategies.

Malcolm is a founding Director of PRAXIS Limited and has been a Director of Bellberry Limited since 2006.

As Australia’s Privacy Commissioner from 1999 to 2004, Malcolm led the implementation of first broad based private sector privacy law.  Malcolm’s global reputation is built on his forward thinking on the handling and governance of personal information.

Malcolm is also a director of the International Association of Privacy Professionals Australia New Zealand and was its founding President.  He was a director of the US based IAPP until 2011.

He has been a member of external Reference Groups for large research projects funded by the European Union and provided advice to APEC and private sector clients on cross border data flows including the APEC Cross Border Privacy Rule system and advice to clients on anonymisation. He was a long-time member of the Microsoft Trustworthy Computing Academic Advisory Board.

Malcolm was made a Member of the Order of Australia in the 2016 Queen's Birthday Honours for significant service to public administration, particularly to data protection, privacy, and identity management, and to the community. Malcolm’s expertise in privacy was recognised when the International Association of Privacy Professionals honoured him in Washington DC with the 2012 Privacy Leadership Award. He was awarded the inaugural Chancellor’s Medal in 2004 for distinguished contribution to the Australian National University.  

He has degrees in Chemistry and Economics, is a Certified Information Privacy Professional through the IAPP and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

 

MARK ALLEN

DIRECTOR

Mark is a Director of Tilbrook Rasheed Chartered Accountants, and  has over 15 years experience providing comprehensive business services and taxation advice to a diverse range of business clients.

Mark is also Director Bellberry Ltd, a national, private not-for-profit organisation providing streamlined scientific and ethical review of human research projects across Australia. Mark is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, the institute of Company Directors and the Taxation Institute of Australia.

IAN KERRIDGE

DIRECTOR

Ian Kerridge is Professor of Bioethics and Medicine at the Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine (VELiM) at the University of Sydney and Staff Haematologist/Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) physician at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney.

He is an active clinical researcher, with a particular interest in the long-term effects of BMT and the treatment of multiple myeloma. He has taught bioethics and research ethics around the world for over 20 years and continues to conduct philosophical and empirical research in a range of important clinical, public policy and global health concerns including prescription drug policy, overdiagnosis, conflict of interest, end-of-life care, infectious diseases and infection control and organ donation and transplantation.

Ian is the author of over 300 papers in peer-reviewed journals and five textbooks of ethics, most recently Ethics and Law for the Health Professions (Federation Press, 2013). He is Chair of the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District Clinical Ethics Committee and a member of the NSW Health Department’s Clinical Ethics Advisory Panel.

He was previously a member of the Australian Health Ethics Committee (AHEC) from 2012-5, and is currently a member of the NHMRC Working Parties on Xenotransplantation, Organ Transplantation, Clinical Ethics and Assisted Reproductive Technologies and Chair of the Australian Bone Marrow Donor Registry Research Committee (from 2007-2016). 

 

PAUL KOMESAROFF

DIRECTOR

Paul is a practicing physician and Professor of Medicine at Monash University in Melbourne, RACP Adult Medicine Division President-Elect and Executive Director of the international NGO Global Reconciliation.

He has a PhD in philosophy and an international reputation in health care ethics, and has made a major impact on the field of clinical ethics in Australia.

Paul’s work is interdisciplinary: spanning clinical medicine, biomedical research, social research, philosophy and ethical theory, clinical ethics and policy development with respect to ethics and clinical practice.

Paul has authored over 350 peer reviewed articles and 14 books. He is the Chair of the editorial board of the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry and honorary ethics editor for the Internal Medicine Journal.  He is extensively involved in the teaching of ethics and the philosophy of medicine at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. He is actively involved in research projects in clinical ethics, including investigations of complementary medicine and relationships with pharmaceutical industry.

Director, Centre for the Study of Ethics in Medicine and Society

Member, Alfred Hospital General Issues Ethics Committee

Former chair, Ethics Committee of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and Ethics Advisory Committee of the US Endocrine Society

Executive Director, Global Reconciliation

Chair, International Health Workforce Society of Australasia

President-Elect Adult Medicine Division, RACP

Chair Quality Use of Complementary Medicines 

LILON BANDLER

DIRECTOR

Associate Professor Lilon G Bandler

Associate Dean (Indigenous), Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney
MB BS, MHPol, GradCertEdStud(Higher Education), FRACGP, AAICD

A/Professor Bandler has worked in general practice for many years and currently provides GP locum services for the Royal Flying Doctor Service, to rural and remote western New South Wales.

She has been involved in medical education across the healthcare sector since 1985.  She currently works for the Sydney Medical School where she has responsibility for curriculum development and implementation in Indigenous health education, ensuring learning and teaching by all (approximately 1200) medical students.  She has been a member of a University of Sydney Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) for 5 years; and is one of the co-ordinators for the Intensive Research Ethics Course (held twice a year by the Monash Centre for the Study of Ethics in Medicine and Society).

She is Chair of the National Education and Training Committee for the National Blood Authority, as well as sitting on their Patient Blood Management Steering Committee.  She is Chair of the Clinical Reference Group for the Australian Commission for Safety and Quality in Health Care Patient Blood Management Collaborative, and co-chair for the Anaesthesia Peri-Operative Network of the Agency for Clinical Innovation NSW.

She is a board director for the not-for-profit organisation WasteAid.

PHILOMENA HORSLEY

DIRECTOR

Philomena is a medical anthropologist with a broad interest in gender, sexuality and sexual health; disability; medical practice; and death and dying.  She has a particular interest in the ethics of research involving marginalised and disadvantaged populations.  Her recent research includes older women’s experiences of sexual assault, the health status of LGBTI Australians, an ethnographic study of the decline of the hospital autopsy, and the role of HREC administrators in Australia. She has been a member and Chair of various HRECs for over 14 years. She holds positions as researcher and lecturer at La Trobe University and the University of Melbourne.