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Our Board

Our Patrons

Hon Paul de Jersey AC

Chief Patron

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC is the 26th Governor of Queensland and representative of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queensland’s Head of State.

    Hon Paul De Jersey AC
    Chief Patron


    His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC is the 26th Governor of Queensland and representative of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queensland’s Head of State.

    A/Prof John Allan

    Patron

    A/Prof John Allan has been an obstetrician and gynaecologist VMP at The Wesley Hospital since 1984. He is the Chief Academic Medical Officer of UnitingCare Health and Head of the UnitingCare Health Clinical School. 

    Emeritus Professor John Pearn
    Patron

    Professor John Pean is a senior pediatrician, academic, doctor-soldier, researcher and writer. John was awarded his higher Doctorate of Medicine and is the author of over 500 papers.

    Martin Albrecht AC

    Patron

    Martin Albrecht is a prominent Australian businessman, best known for his service as Chairman, previously CEO and former Wesley Medical Research Chairman. 

      Our Board

      The Wesley Medical Research Board, chaired by Mr Peter Allen, consists of skilled and dedicated people who govern the organisation and seek to contribute to and assist with fundraising for medical research.

      Mr Peter Allan, Chairman of the WMR board

      Peter Allen

      Chairman

      A WMR director since 2005, Peter Allen is a former partner in and consultant to national law firm Allens Linklaters and is a Notary Public.

        Charlie Sartain

        Board Member

        Charlie Sartain joined the WMR Board in 2009. Charlie has more than 30 years of international mining experience. He also a Member of the UQ Senate and Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Sustainable Minerals Institute.

          Michael Krieg

          Board Member

          Michael Krieg has over 30 years’ experience in the health care sector, commencing his career as a nurse working across numerous areas of practice before becoming the General Manager of the Wesley Hospital in 2017. Michael is the Group Health Executive for UnitingCare Health. 

            Peter Crowley

            Board Member

            Peter is a highly experienced business leader and public company director with 15 years of experience leading public companies and 17 years of experience serving on public company boards both in Australia and overseas.

              Dr Ian Dickinson

              Board Member

              Dr Dickinson has been an orthopaedic surgeon at the Wesley Hospital for over 25 years. He has also served as Chairman of the Queensland Branch of the Australian Orthopaedic Association. 

                Prof MaryLou Fleming

                Board Member

                MaryLou is Head of School of Public Health and Social Work at the Queensland University of Technology. She brings over 25 yrs experience in public health and health promotion.

                  Cheryl Clayton

                  Board Member

                  Cheryl Clayton is the Director of Clinical Services with The Wesley Hospital. She has worked in senior leadership roles within public and private health sectors and in addition to her clinical and leadership qualifications, Cheryl is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

                    Dr James Aylward

                    Board Member

                    Dr Jim Aylward is an innovative researcher and an active mentor for tech start-ups in health sciences. Dr Aylward was recently awarded the 2018 Clunies Ross Innovation Award for developing Picato, an anti-skin cancer drug.

                      Dr John Lumley

                      Board Member

                      Dr Lumley is a colorectal surgeon practicing at the Wesley Hospital. John has served on the executives of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia, and the Colorectal Society of AU and NZ.

                        Mairi McNeil

                        Board Member

                        Mairi McNeill commenced as General Manager of St Andrew's in December 2018. Mairi is an experienced healthcare executive who has worked in the private industry for over  23 years, and has been a member of an Executive Team for the last 18 years.   

                          Dr John Rivers

                          Board Member

                          Dr John Rivers is a practising cardiologist and founding member of the Queensland Cardiovascular Group. John has a long term interest in medical quality systems, particularly clinician driven systems for measuring and improving patient outcomes, including the interface with clinical governance. 

                            David Hairsine - Board Member - Wesley Medical Research

                            David Hairsine

                            Board Member

                            David Hairsine is a highly experienced business leader with many years of driving growth strategy as General Manager, Finance and Treasury at mining company PanAust Limited and now works in a consultant role to the same.

                              Wesley Medical Research

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