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:
- Chairman: Dr Philip Williams
- Cathi Biddick, AM
- Evelyn Danos
- Brad Harris
- Associate Professor Ron Dick OAM
- Bruce Siney
- Stephen Newton AO
- Lachlan Henderson
- Dimitrios Zartaloudis
- Samantha Jreissati
- George Stamas
Dr Philip Williams, AM – 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 is a director of Conquest Sports and a member of the Epworth Special Events Committee. Cathi was appointed Trustee in 2013.
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 is Director of the Sporting Globe. His family are generous supporters of the foundation. Brad became a Trustee in 2014.
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.
Bruce Siney is the former Group Marketing Manager for Carlton United Breweries. Bruce was appointed Trustee in 2013.
Stephen Newton 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 Henderson was appointed Group Chief Executive of Epworth HealthCare in 2017 and was appointed as a trustee during his tenure. In 2018, Lachlan was also appointed to the Board of Cricket Australia.
Dimitrios Zartaloudis is the Managing Partner of Conquest Services and is a member of the Epworth Special Events Committee. Dimitrios was appointed Trustee in 2017.
Samantha Jreissati is Managing Director of Levantine Hill Estate and General Counsel at Bensons Property Group. Her family are supporters of the foundation. Samantha was appointed Trustee in 2018.
George Stamas (FAIM) (AICD) is the Managing Director / Owner of GJK Facility Services, Director of GJK Indigenous Solutions, Director for Australian Super (Alternate), Finance Director FMA Australia and National President BSCAA.
George was appointed Trustee in 2018.