Executive Board

Hon. Ian Campbell – Chairman

The Hon. Ian Campbell was introduced to Health Translation as the son of a surgeon and physiotherapist. His father, frustrated by the bureaucracy and inefficiencies of public hospitals, established one of Australia’s first day surgeries. He went on to serve in the Howard government Cabinet including as Minister representing the Minister for Health in the Senate, Minister for the Environment with responsibility for Climate Change, and serving in the Treasury, Communications & IT, Transport and Human Services Portfolios. He was a member of the Prime Minister’s Leadership Group and represented Australia on the Board of the IMF and World Bank. Mr Campbell is now a Group Executive of global property, infrastructure and renewable energy company Brookfield and is Deputy Chairman of International IT services company ASG Group Ltd.

Mr Campbell brings a wealth of experience in healthcare sector leadership, being the Chairman of Perth Children’s Hospital, & is on the Advisory Boards of the Antigen Targeted Therapy Against Cancer program (Harry Perkins Institute/UWA), the Wal-yan Respiratory Research Centre, and Inspiring Pty Ltd (Inhaled Drug Technology developer). He is also a member of the Council of the Australian National Maritime Museum, and Chairman of the Harry Butler Institute at Murdoch University.

Mr Paul Forden – Representing the WA Area Health Services

Paul is a Certified Accountant who joined the health sector over 22 years ago. He started out as a Director of Finance before becoming a Chief Operating Officer then 17 years ago a Chief Executive.

Paul has been Chief Executive of a number of UK teaching hospitals and large hospitals. He also spent 3 years in the private sector as Managing Director for Health for a number of non-hospital European health businesses.

Paul came to Perth almost 3 years ago as Executive Director of Fiona Stanley & Fremantle Hospital Group. In December 2017 he was made Chief Executive of the South Metro Health Service. Paul has a passion for improving clinical quality and creating engaged organisations.

In his spare time Paul enjoys the fantastic outdoor facilities Perth has to offer and still tries to participate in a number of sports. He also enjoys travel.

Professor Harlene Hayne ONZM – Representing the University sector

Professor Harlene Hayne is Vice‐Chancellor of Curtin University. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand and of the Association for Psychological Science. In 2009 she was awarded the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to scientific and medical research. In 2012 she received an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from Colorado College, USA, and in 2021 she received an Honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of Otago where she had been the Vice‐Chancellor since 2011.

Originally from the United States, Professor Hayne received a Bachelor of Arts from Colorado College, and a Master of Science and PhD in Behavioural Neuroscience from Rutgers University. She spent three years as a post‐doctoral fellow at Princeton before joining the University of Otago in 1992. She subsequently served as Head of the Psychology Department and as Deputy Vice‐Chancellor Research and Enterprise before being appointed as Vice‐Chancellor.

Professor Hayne continues to conduct research and she has published widely in the area of memory development and adolescent risk taking and has also supervised numerous PhD, master and undergraduate honours theses. She is an Associate Editor of Psychological Science in the Public Interest and of Memory, and is a member of the Editorial Board of Infant Behaviour and Development and of Developmental Psychobiology.

Angela Kelly PSM – Representing the WA Department of Health

Angela Kelly PSM is the Deputy Director General of the Western Australian Department of Health.  Ms Kelly has more than 25 years’ experience in the Western Australian public health system, from system performance and financial management, to strategic planning and corporate governance, and she has led numerous projects and teams in system wide reforms.

Ms Kelly has held several leadership positions across the Department of Health, including Assistant Director General, Purchasing and System Performance and in 2018, served as acting Chief Executive at North Metropolitan Health Service for three months.

Since 2020, Ms Kelly has undertaken various senior roles across the Western Australian public sector, assisting in guiding the State’s planning and response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In her current role, she leads the delivery of Government key strategic priorities through Major Health Projects and Infrastructure and the Office of Medical Research and Innovation.

In 2022, Ms Kelly received a Public Service Medal in recognition of her outstanding service in the Western Australian health system, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Associate Professor Dan McAullay – Representing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

Associate Professor Dan McAullay is the Director of the Centre for Improving Health Services for Aboriginal Children and Families (ISAC). He runs his own consulting company (Dan McAullay Consulting) and is a Director with the majority Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander owned and managed communication consulting company, Mode Black.

Dan has considerable experience in health research, policy and practice. He has worked in a number of senior positions in these areas as well as in tertiary education. He is a registered nurse with postgraduate qualifications. He has a strong research track record including presentations, publications and grants. Dan’s primary research areas of interest include maternal, infant and child health, primary health care and other health services research.

Professor Bill Morgan – Representing the Medical Research Institute sector

Professor Bill Morgan MBBS, PhD, FRANZCO is Managing Director of The Lions Eye Institute (LEI) and has been a leading ophthalmologist and medical researcher at the LEI for 25 years. Professor Morgan is a glaucoma specialist and his research interests include studying the response of the optic nerve and retinal veins to pressure gradients including cerebrospinal fluid pressure, glaucoma surgery and the epidemiology of blinding eye disease.

Professor Morgan has recently secured a $680,000 grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council to study orbital pressure alteration and interactions with intracranial and intraocular pressure. Professor Morgan was part of the team at the LEI that developed the basis for XEN glaucoma surgery – a surgical treatment that successfully reduces intraocular pressure and now implanted in over 100,000 eyes. He regularly teaches in Indonesia, and co-invented the Virna Glaucoma Drainage Device now implanted in 1,000 patients. Professor Morgan is also a consultant ophthalmologist at Royal Perth Hospital and Perth Children’s Hospital, a Professor at The University of Western Australia, the University of Udayana and co- director of the LEI McCusker Glaucoma Centre.

Professor Desiree Silva – Representing the Private Health Care sector

Desiree Silva is the Professor of Paediatrics at Joondalup Health Campus (JHC) (part of Ramsay Health Care) and the University of Western Australia. She is also the inaugural Director of Research at JHC and was Head of Paediatrics and Neonatology at JHC for 14 years (2007-2021). She qualified as a doctor in the UK and completed her paediatric specialist training in Western Australia and Northern Territory. She has a strong interest in early identification and evidence-based management of neurodevelopmental disorders and an advocate for improving the lives of families with mental health conditions, having published the ADHD GO-TO GUIDE for parents and teachers. She is currently the project co-director for the ORIGINS study, which is a community intervention birth cohort that will generate a new research platform with a strong translational focus. Desiree is keen to promote a good work life balance through being active, adventure and nature connectedness.



Professor Ian Paul Everall – Ex officio

Professor Ian Everall is the new Executive Director of the Western Australian Health Translation Network (WAHTN). As a distinguished psychiatrist, Ian has been at the forefront of research into cellular, molecular and genetic changes in the brain in major psychiatric disorders for over 30 years. He trained in psychiatry at the Bethlem Royal and Maudsley Hospitals, UK. Ian obtained his PhD in 1992 and in 1993 was appointed Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist at The Maudsley Hospital. In 1999 he was appointed Professor of Experimental Neuropathology at the Institute of Psychiatry and then in 2004 he became Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego. Ian was Cato Chair of Psychiatry and Head of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne from 2009 to 2017. In 2014, he was awarded a Doctor of Science by the University of Melbourne for his thesis in ‘Investigations into the molecular and cellular neuropathology of psychiatric disorders’. He was the Executive Dean of the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London from 2017 to 2022.