Board and management

The trustee of the Foundation is Defence Health Foundation Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Defence Health Ltd. The board of the trustee comprises: 

 

 

Julie Blackburn, Defence Health Board Member

Mrs Julie Blackburn BNurs GradDip Midwifery GAICD 

Chair

Appointed to the Defence Health Foundation Board December, 2011 and appointed Chair November, 2013. Mrs Blackburn is a Director of Defence Health Ltd.

   

 

 Gerard Fogarty, Defence Health CEO

 


Major General Gerard Forgarty AO (Ret'd) BBus GradDipMgmt MBA MSS(USA) GAICD

Director, and also CEO of Defence Health Ltd

Appointed to the Defence Health Foundation Board May, 2010. Major General Fogarty is also the CEO of Defence Health Ltd.

 

Anthony Hambleton, Defence Health Board Member

 

Colonel Anthony Hambleton AM CSC (Ret'd) GAICD

Director

Appointed to the Defence Health Foundation Board February, 2014. Colonel Hambleton is a Director of Defence Health Ltd and is a member of the Army Reserve.

 

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Air Vice-Marshal Christopher Spence AO (Ret'd) BSc(Melb) FAIM FAICD 

Director and Responsible Person

Appointed to the Defence Health Foundation Board May 2010. Air Vice-Marshal Spence is Chairman, Shrine of Remembrance Trustees, a Director of Aerospace Australia Ltd and is a member of the RAAF active Reserve.

 

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Chris Grigsby RFD MBA MDR 

CEO

Appointed CEO in November, 2016 - Chris was previously the Head of Business Relationships for Defence Health Limited. Chris brings a wealth of Defence experience to the Foundation - having served both in the Regular Army and Reserve for over 40 years. Chris remains an Active Reservist at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel with VCDF Group.

 

 

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Andrew Guerin LLB BEc FGIA FCIS DipFS(FinPlan)

Company Secretary

Appointed Company Secretary in May, 2010. Mr Guerin is also the Company Secretary of Defence Health Ltd. He is also the General Counsel and Compliance Manager for Defence Health Ltd.