Board

AnneSkipper

Anne Skipper

AM Grad Dip Nursing, FAICD

Anne was appointed Chair of RDNS SA in 2007 and became Chair of Silver Chain Group Board on 1 September 2011. Anne has extensive experience in corporate governance and company directorships over 25 years.

She is also currently a lecturer for the Australian Institute of Company Directors nationally and internationally. Anne's current directorships include People's Choice Credit Union, Tonkin Consulting and Plan International Australia.

 
Mary McNulty

Dr Mary McNulty

MBBS (WA), FRAChPM

Further to the merger with RDNS SA in September 2011, former Silver Chain Chair (2008 - 2011) Dr Mary McNulty is Vice Chair of the Silver Chain Group Board.

Mary has served on the board since 1997 and will continue to chair both the Corporate Governance and Human Research Ethics Committees. Mary is a General Practitioner in suburban Perth with a special interest in palliative care, having worked with our Hospice Care Service for 27 years. She has been involved with general practitioner education and the promotion of palliative care.

 
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Haydn Chrystal

BE (Elec), MBA, FAIM, GAICD

A Silver Chain Board Member since 2010, Haydn is Executive Chairman for the Chrystal Group and has been responsible for the ongoing growth and implementation of the strategic direction for the Chrystal family group of companies since 1995.

He brings 14 years of experience as a non-executive director on various boards and is currently a Non Executive Chairman of Argos FRP Pty Ltd and President Director of PT Caterlindo (Indonesia).

 
Stephen Connor

Stephen Connor

BE (Hons), Grad Dip (PD), M App Sc (PM)

Appointed to the RDNS Board in September 2008 and the Silver Chain Group Board in September 2011, Stephen has more than 25 years' experience in property development with a specific focus on urban development, aged care and accommodation projects. Stephen is currently undertaking major residential apartment, land division and golf course development projects.

 
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Kathy Gramp

BA Acc, FAICD, FCA

Kathy was appointed to the Board of RDNS SA in October 2008 and the Silver Chain Group Board in September 2011 and Chair of the Group's Audit and Risk Management Committee.

Kathy’s experience at both board and operational levels spans a diverse range of Australian organisations and industries. She is Deputy Chairman of Masonic Homes Ltd and Masonic Charities Ltd, a Director and Chair of Audit and Risk of Codan Limited and The Bushfire and Natural Hazard CRC, and Director and member of Audit & Risk Committee of the Royal Automobile Association of SA. Kathy contributes to the community through the Leaders Institute of SA and as a member of the Council of Flinders University of South Australia and Prince Alfred College.


 
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Robert Knowles

AO, AICD

The Hon Rob Knowles was appointed to the RDNS Board in August 2009 and the Silver Chain Group Board in September 2011.

He is a farmer and company director at Clarendon Victoria. Rob served 24 years in the Victorian Parliament and was Minister for Health, Aged Care and Housing in the Kennett Government.  He is currently a Commissioner with the National Mental Health Commission, Chairman of the Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne and serves as a Director on the Boards of St John of God Healthcare Ltd, Global Health Ltd, IPG Ltd and Drinkwise Australia Ltd. 

Bruce Levy

Bruce Levy

LLB, BEc, MAICD

Bruce joined Silver Chain Group Board in June 2014 and brings to the board table 30+ years’ experience as a senior executive and leader in the Australian health sector.

Past career appointments include include CEO Private Health Insurance Division, Deputy Managing Director and COO, Medibank Private Ltd and GM\CEO, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne. Bruce currently combines local community activities in the mid north coast of NSW with a range of Corporate Advisory and Non Executive Director board roles (including hospital pharmacy services, insurances and private hospital services).

 
Robert Radley

Robert Radley

MSc (Eng), MBA, EDP (Cornell), GAICD

Appointed to the Board in November 2008, Robert is Managing Director of Azure Consulting and Chairman of Azure Capital. Prior to this, Robert was a partner at Bain & Company and is a former Partner and Perth Advisory Leader of PwC. Robert is also a former Managing Director of Poynton & Partners/GEM Consulting. He has been a management consultant for over 20 years. Prior to that he held senior management roles in information technology and at a national R&D facility. Robert has extensive strategy development and performance improvement experience in a wide range of industry sectors. His consulting career has enabled him to work in Europe, North America, South America, South Africa and Australia. Robert is a Board member of Aquinas College and a former Board member of Autism West. He is an external committee member of Edith Cowan University’s Resources and Nomination Committees.

Michael Still

Michael Still

MBA

Michael joined Silver Chain Board in August 2014. He has enjoyed a 30 year career in investment banking, corporate finance, equity investment and infrastructure in Australia and globally. 

Currently, Michael is Chairman of the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District, a Committee Member of the Medical Devices Fund Expert Group (NSW Government), and a member of the Advisory Council to the NSW Minister for Health and Medical Research and a board member of the NSW Cancer Institute.

 

 
Judith Straton

Dr Judith Straton

MD, MPH, FAFPHM, GAICD

Appointed to the Board in April 2008 and current Chair of the Clinical Governance Committee, Dr Judy Straton is a public health physician with considerable experience in academia and in government. 

She taught for over 20 years at the University of Western Australia, and then spent several years working in government, first as a Senior Medical Advisor in the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing, and later as Director of Child and Community Health in the WA Department of Health. She is an Adjunct Professor at the Telethon Kids Institute, University of WA.