Our Board and advisory team

Healthway Board

Our seven-member Board was appointed by the State Government.

The Board follows the Board of Governance Charter, which outlines processes and the roles and responsibilities of all members. The Board provides strategic direction and approves all our funding. 

Professor Peter Klinken AC joined the Healthway Board as Presiding Member in October 2018. Professor Klinken is an eminent leader, academic, scientist, and for over 12 years was the Director of Western Australian Institute of Medical Research and the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. 

Presently he is the Chief Scientist of Western Australian and holds a Companion of the Order of Australia. The current board members are Professor Peter Klinken AC, Ms Miriam Borthwick, Mr Steve Harris, Mr Jim McGinty AM, Professor Donna Cross OAM, and Ms Lisa Bayakly.

Research Committee

The Research Committee supports our research program and ensures applications are assessed for their scientific rigour and ability to contribute new evidence to health promotion policy and practice in WA.

Our current members are Dr Tarun Weeramanthri (Research Committee Chair), Professor Jane Scott, Associate Professor Hayley Christian, Dr Roslyn Giglia, Mr William Gilmore, Associate Professor Ben Jackson, Associate Professor Jonine Jancey, Dr Jocelyn Jones, and Dr Laura Thomas. 


Image: Professor Peter Klinken AC presenting the West Australian Music Song of the Year Award 2019.


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