Annette was appointed CEO of the Digital Health CRC in March 2022, having been a Senior Adviser to the DHCRC since its establishment in 2018.
She is a well-respected leader within Australia’s health and aged care sector, having held leadership and governance roles that include public and private healthcare, industry, universities and research entities.
She has recently retired from her role as Executive Leader of the Bupa Health Foundation and completed her term as Deputy Chair of the Northern Sydney Local Health District after 10 years.
She recently stepped down as Chair of Research Australia (December 2023), however, remains on the Research Australia Board as a Board Member. Annette is also a Senate member of the Australian Catholic University. Her research interests include aged care, mental health and health system reform. Annette is an economics graduate and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine and Health University of Sydney.