Our Trustees

Epworth Medical Foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees that is responsible for providing governance and guidance relating to the Foundations activities. In addition, the Board is expected to directly assist in raising funds to support the work of Epworth HealthCare.

Meet the Epworth Medical Foundation Leadership:


Michael Robinson AM

Michael Robinson, AO – Chairman

Michael Robinson was a member of the Epworth Board of Management from 1989 to 1999 and President of the Board from 1991 to 1994. Michael became Chairman of the Board of Trustees in 2011. He is a former senior partner at Allens.

Phillip Williams AM

Dr Philip Williams, AM – Deputy Chairman

Philip Williams was a member of the Epworth Board of Management from 2002 to 2012, Deputy President from 2004 to 2007, and immediate past President from 2007 to 2011. Philip is Executive Chairman of Frontier Economics.

Cathi Bikkick

Cathi Biddick

Cathi is a director of Conquest Sports and a member of the Epworth Special Events Committee. Cathi was appointed Trustee in 2013.

Evelyn Danos

Evelyn Danos

Evelyn Danos is the Executive Chairman of James Richardson and was appointed Trustee in 2013. She continues her family’s tradition of support for the hospital.

Brad Harris

Brad Harris

Brad is Director of the Sporting Globe. His family are generous supporters of the foundation. Brad became a Trustee in 2014.

Associate Professor Ron DickAssociate Professor Ron Dick

Associate Professor Ron Dick is an interventional cardiologist and Chair of the Institute of Cardiac Sciences at Epworth HealthCare. He was appointed Trustee in 2013.

Keith Irvine OAMKeith Irvine OAM

Keith Irvine was a member of the Epworth Board of Management from 1997 to 2008 and President from 2004 to 2007. Keith is a former senior executive with the Coles Myer Group.

David RosbackDavid Rosback AM

David Rosback is very involved in the community including the Rotary Club of Australia. David has had a long association with the Foundation.

Bruce SineyBruce Siney

Bruce Siney is the former Group Marketing Manager for Carlton United Breweries. Bruce was appointed Trustee in 2013.

Stephen NewtonStephen Newton AO

Stephen is the former Principal of Caulfield Grammar School. His great-aunt served as Matron of Epworth from 1947 to 1973. He was appointed Trustee in 2015.

Dr Lachlan


Dr Lachlan Henderson was appointed Group Chief Executive of Epworth HealthCare in 2017 and a trustee during his tenure.

 Dimitrios Zartaloudis

Dimitrios is the Managing Partner of Conquest Services and is a member of the Epworth Special Events Committee. Dimitrios was appointed Trustee in 2017.

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