Our Board consists of a mix of people with a broad range of skills and experience, from people living with epilepsy to those with experience in the medical, business and community sectors.
Current Board members are:
- Joseph Azoulay – Chairman
- Jim Campbell, AM
- Professor Mark Cook
- Dr Christine Walker
- Kate Marshall
- Andrew Macmillan
- Lynne Gallucci
- Christine Edwards.
Joseph Azoulay – Chairman
Joseph Azoulay is a Managing Director with Credit Suisse Private Bank and also sits on the Credit Suisse Charity Committee and has vast experience in financial markets and management. Joseph is passionate about assisting families who have been affected by epilepsy and ensuring children with epilepsy are provided with equal opportunities. He is married with four children and has personal family experience with epilepsy.
Jim Campbell, AM
Jim Campbell works as a strategic change agent. He has served in senior roles in the Australian Defence Force (Army) and subsequently in public and private companies. Jim has successfully completed major restructure/integration projects with Vision Australia, Multiple Sclerosis Limited and the St Vincent de Paul Society. Jim is currently the Corporate Advisor, Air Force Association and is a Director of Epilepsy Australia. He also serves the Epilepsy Foundation as the Chair, Epilepsy Smart Australia Project Sub Committee and as a member of the Finance, Audit and Risk Management Sub-Committee. Jim has family experience with epilepsy.
Professor Mark Cook
Currently Director of Neurology at St Vincent’s Hospital, Director of the Graeme Clark Institute and Sir John Eccles Chair of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Professor Cook specialises in the treatment of epilepsy. He is recognised internationally for his expertise in epilepsy management, particularly imaging and surgical planning.
Dr Christine Walker
Christine Walker holds a PhD and is an honorary Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne. Christine is a consultant undertaking qualitative research to promote policies and services to improve the lives of all people with chronic illnesses. In this role, she works collaboratively with a number of organisations, government departments and universities. She has a special interest in promoting qualitative research to benefit people with epilepsy and to improve community understanding of their needs and contributions. She is an experienced board director and serves on the board of Consumers’ Health Forum and was previously on the boards of NPS Medicinewise and Western Health (Victoria).
Kate Marshall is a partner of KPMG. She leads KPMG Law and is an experienced data, digital and technology lawyer. She works closely with her Government, Corporate and Not for Profit clients to manage the business and regulatory impacts that come from using technology and data as well as managing cyber risks. Kate has family experience with epilepsy.
Andrew Macmillan is a Director of Jellis Craig and sits on the committees of the Very Special Kids Foundation and the Jellis Craig Foundation. Andrew is a passionate contributor to these organisations and, over the past four years, has personally been involved in raising funds by taking part in events such as the Chain Reaction bike ride. Andrew is married with two children and has a personal involvement with epilepsy.
Lynne Gallucci is currently Executive General Manager for Australian Funerals with InvoCare Pty Ltd and has worked for more than 25 years in the retail, pharmacy, franchise and personal care sectors. With qualifications in Accounting, Psychology/Communications and Strategic HR Management, Lynne is committed to ensuring all people living with epilepsy and their networks are supported and provided with all available opportunities. She is currently the Chair of the Finance and Audit Risk Management Committee. Married with three children, Lynne has a number of friends and family living with epilepsy.
Christine Edwards provides consultancy services to the not-for-profit sector and government in governance, philanthropy and health. She is also a qualified freelance editor. Christine led two health services in Victoria, and also led the Myer family’s philanthropic giving and investments. Christine’s directorships are in health and medical research. She is the community representative on the Public Health and Disaster Committee for the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine