Mr. Corbett has been involved in the retail industry for more than 40 years. In 1984, Mr. Corbett joined the board of David Jones Australia as a Director of Operations and in 1990 was appointed to the board of Woolworths Limited and to the position of Managing Director of Big W. In 1999, Mr. Corbett was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Woolworths Limited, from which he retired in 2006. Mr. Corbett is a Director of the Reserve Bank of Australia, a director of Wal-Mart Stores, Chairman of Fairfax Media Limited and Chairman of PrimeAg Australia Limited.
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Mr. Richards has more than 27 years’ international experience in the pharmaceutical industry and has worked in Europe, the US and Asia. Prior to joining Mayne Pharma, Mr Richards spent 10 years in Europe in a variety of leadership roles including President, Europe Middle East and Africa and President, Global Commercial Operations for Mayne Pharma Limited (acquired by Hospira in 2007). Mr. Richards also served on the Group Management Board of Actavis for 4 years where he was responsible for the firm’s global injectable/hospital business operations. Prior to working in Europe, Mr. Richards spent 14 years with FH Faulding and Co (acquired by Mayne Nickless in 2001) in a variety of roles including leading Faulding Pharmaceuticals Asia Pacific operations together with spending 5 years with Faulding in the United States leading business development and portfolio management operations.
The Hon. Best is a highly respected former member of the Victorian Parliament (1988 to 2002), having held a number of senior positions in the National Party of Australia including; Parliamentary Secretary, Shadow Minister for Housing and Spokesman for Health, Housing, Racing, Sport and Recreation. Mr. Best has also been a member of various Parliamentary Committees including the Public Accounts and Estimates Committee, the Environmental and Natural Resources Committee and a Board Member of the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation. Prior to his political career Mr. Best was the owner of a successful food distribution business and General Manager of the Glacier Food Group. Mr. Best was, until 30 June 2013, a Consultant to PFD Food Services Pty Ltd, one of Australia's largest privately-owned food service companies.
Ms Dolan has over 30 years of experience in the legal and financial services sector. She was previously General Counsel and Principal Officer at the University of Sydney, a Partner at PriceWaterhouseCoopers responsible for legal affairs in the Asia Pacific region and a Partner at Mallesons Stephen Jacques. Ms Dolan is currently Chair of the Professional Conduct Oversight Committee at Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, an Advisory Board member for The Salvation Army Eastern Territory and was previously an Advisory Board member for the University of Sydney Medical School. She has an honours law degree from Victoria University of Wellington and an arts degree from University of Canterbury in New Zealand.
Mr. Hodges has been involved in the pharmaceutical industry for over 30 years and founded the Metrics Inc. business in 1994. Mr. Hodges has overseen the transition of Metrics from a start-up analytical laboratory with four employees to a specialty pharmaceutical company with a portfolio of niche generic products. Prior to starting Metrics, Mr. Hodges spent 11 years at Burroughs Wellcome Co. (which became part of GlaxoSmithKline) in the development and validation of analytical methods.
Mr. Mathieson is currently a Director and was the former Chief Executive Officer of Australian Leisure and Hospitality Group Limited, a joint venture between Woolworths Limited and the Mathieson Family. The ALH Group owns approximately 325 hotels and 520 retail outlets across Australia, and employs more than 15,000 staff. Mr. Mathieson has operated in the hotel, leisure and hospitality industry since 1974 and is a well respected member of the Australian business community. He has previously served as a director of the Carlton Football Club. He is trained as an engineer, and brings management and transactional experience from across a number of industries to the Board.
Professor Bruce Robinson
Professor Robinson is highly respected in the medical industry and is a practising endocrinologist at Sydney’s North Shore Hospital. He has been head of the Cancer Genetics Unit at the Kolling Institute of Medical Research, Royal North Shore Hospital since 1989. He was Dean of Sydney Medical School from 2007 until 2016, the most research-intensive faculty within the University of Sydney and has supervised 37 Ph.D. students and has more than 250 research publications. Since 2001, he has been Chairman of Hoc Mai Foundation, a major program in medical and health education and exchange with Vietnam. He is Chair of the Australian Government’s Taskforce of expert clinicians charged with reviewing the Medicare Benefits Schedule and in 2015 was appointed as Chair of Australia’s peak advisory and funding body for medical research, National Health and Medical Research Council. He is also a Board member of the Woolcock Institute, the ANZAC Research Institute, the Centenary Institute for Cancer Research and the Royal Flying Doctor Service (South-Eastern Division).
Mr. Scholes has extensive financial and corporate advisory experience, both in Australia and internationally. Mr. Scholes has held senior roles within Merrill Lynch Australia, most recently as Vice Chairman of Investment Banking. Previously Mr. Scholes has held the position of Executive General Manager at National Australia Bank, running their corporate and institutional banking division. Mr. Scholes is currently a Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Chord Capital Pty Ltd. Mr. Scholes has previously held positions on the Board of St Vincent’s Health as Chairman of the St Vincent’s Foundation and was a former Director of SDI Limited.