Advisory Committee

  • image - John Gray

    Partner HWL Ebsworth Lawyers

    John is one of Australia’s leading technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) practitioners, and has worked in the area of TMT for over 19 years.  John has been the principal legal advisor on some of the most complex and strategically important TMT projects in the Asia Pacific region, including major system and network roll-outs, outsourcings, the procurement of cross-border IT services and innovative online transactions.  He is listed on the 2012 Financial Review's Best Lawyer list. 

  • image - Roger Layton AM

    UNSW Emeritus Professor of Marketing

    Professor Layton has published widely in the research literature and is the joint author of several books including Fundamentals of Marketing and Contemporary Hospitality Marketing – A Service Management Approach.    His current research interests centre on the nature and role of marketing systems and the interplay of function and structure in the evolution of such systems.

  • image - Richard Matthews AM

    Director, Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA)

    Richard is the Director of NeuRA, Nominee SESLHD, Member of the NeuRA Building Committee and was the Deputy Director-General, Strategic Development of UNSW Health; Chief Executive, Justice Health; Acting Chief Executive Officer, Corrections Health Service; Director of Clinical Services, Corrections Health Service; Director of Drug and Alcohol, Corrections Health Service.  He is also on the Board of Alzheimer's Australia NSW, Chair of Board of General Practice Education and Training (GPET), and Director of Calvary Healthcare.

  • image - Imelda Roche Crop

    Co-Chairman, Roche Group Pty Ltd

  • image - Dr. Sudarshan Sachdev


    Dr. Sudarshan Sachdev  is an ophthalmologist who has had his own private practice in Sydney for over thirty years.  He has a keen interest in healthy ageing and prevention of dementia having lost his mother to Alzheimer’s disease. He has supported medical  researchers in various disciplines of medicine.

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    Co-ordinator Chief Executive Women Leaders' Program

    Dagmar has held senior executive positions for the past 30 years, the last as CEO and State Librarian of the State Library of NSW from 1995-2006. Prior to that Dagmar was Director of OTEN and held senior positions in the fields of technology, education, and librarianship. She has worked in the university, government and private sector and has been a Director on a number of not for profit Boards. Dagmar has worked as a consultant to national and international organisations and was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship in 1988/89. She has published widely and has been guest speaker at conferences both in Australia and overseas. 

    She is the current Chairperson of the CHeBA Advisory Committee. 

  • image - John Thomas Profile

    Principal, JT Consultancy

    John has been involved in banking, finance and funds management activities for over 40 years. John began managing the Howard Mortgage Trust in 1987 with assets of $8 million and oversaw its growth to $2.6 billion by 2003.  Under John’s leadership, Howard Mortgage Trust won the Money Management Magazine “fund manager of the year award “on 7 occasions.

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    Co-Director, CHeBA

    Perminder Sachdev is Professor of Neuropsychiatry at UNSW and the Clinical Director of the Neurospychiatric Institute (NPI).

  • image - Henry Broday

    Co-Director, CHeBA

    Henry Brodaty is the Professor of Psychogeriatrics, University of New South Wales; Director, Aged Care Psychiatry and Head of the Memory Disorders Clinic, Prince of Wales Hospital. 

Communications Contact

Heidi Mitchell

Marketing & Communications Officer

CHeBA Directors

Professor Perminder Sachdev

  Professor Perminder
  Sachdev AM

  Scientia Professor

Professor Henry Brodaty

  Professor Henry
  Brodaty AO

  Scientia Professor


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