South West Sydney Research is led by a Council made up of representatives from each of our member organisations and the community.

Our elected Chair is Prof Michael Barton. The Council is supported by a five member Executive, tasked with providing advice to the Council and progressing Council initiatives.

Council Representatives

Ingham Institute
Michael Barton (Chair)* Director, Ingham Institute
Greg Kaplan COO, Ingham Institute
HammondCare (including Braeside Hospital)
Friedbert Kohler Medical Director, Braeside
Grainne O’Loughlin* CE, Karitane
Fefe Lawson Director, Clinical & Corp Governance
Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors (STARTTS)
Jorge Aroche CE, STARTTS
Mariano Coello Clinical Services & Research Coordinator
Helen Bibby Research Team Leader
South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD)
Amanda Larkin* CEO, SWSLHD
Robynne Cooke GM, Liverpool Hospital
Stephen Conaty Director, Population Health
South Western Sydney Primary Health Network (SWSPHN)
Renee Pennock CE, SWSPHN
Keith McDonald Director, Clinical Services
Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation
Darryl Wright CE, Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation
Gandangara Local Aboriginal Land Council
Paul Newman CE, GLALC
University of New South Wales
Jeremy Wilson* Clinical Assoc Dean, SWS Clinical School
Mark Ainsworth Assoc Dean Strategy, Faculty Medicine
University of Sydney
Kathryn Refshauge* Dean, Faculty Health Sciences
Leanne Togher Assoc Dean, Research & Innovation
University of Wollongong
Alison Jones Executive Dean, Science, Medicine & Health
Anatoly Rozenfeld Director, Centre for Medical Radiation Physics
Western Sydney University
Annemarie Hennessy Dean, Medicine
James Kemp COO, THRI
Jan Watson Community Rep
South West Sydney Research – Non-voting
Tanya Ward Executive Officer, South West Sydney Research


* These representatives also contribute to the South West Sydney Research Executive Committee.

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