Our Board

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
  • Professor Mark Cook
  • Dr Christine Walker
  • Kate Marshall
  • Andrew Macmillan
  • Lynne Gallucci
  • Dennis Clark
  • Rosanne Bell

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.

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
Kate Marshall is an experienced data, digital and technology lawyer who until recently was a partner of KPMG and lead the KPMG Law business. She is currently on a career break. Kate has family experience with epilepsy.

Andrew Macmillan
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
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.

Dennis Clark
Dennis Clark has a Degree in Economics along with a Diploma of Education and a Company Director’s Diploma. He has over 30 years’ experience in the workforce and is a qualified teacher, accountant, auditor, company secretary and company director. Dennis runs a boutique consulting firm, specialising in governance, strategy, all elements of risk, auditing and financial management.

Rosanne Bell
Rosanne Bell is an experienced executive with a background in Government, regulation, registries, service delivery, and transformation programs with technology components. Rosanne was formerly the Executive Director, Registry at the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. Rosanne has a Bachelor of Commerce, post graduate qualifications, and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.  Rosanne has family experience with epilepsy.

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