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HIS EXCELLENCY THE HON. HIEU VAN LE AC GOVERNOR OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA

PATRON

The Patron of Parkinson’s SA is His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC Governor of South Australia is the Patron of Parkinson's South Australia. 

ALISON PERROTT

PRESIDENT

Alison Perrott is the Director, Investments and Portfolio Strategy at Ord Minnett. She works nationally with a specialist team of advisers to tailor investment solutions for wholesale clients.
Alison has worked in the financial markets for more than 25 years. Starting out as a money market dealer for Westpac, she then held senior positions with Fay, Richwhite Merchant Bank and was a founding Director of Grange Securities Limited, a specialist fixed interest advisory firm.
She is a member and graduate of the AICD, studied a Bachelor of Business at the University of Technology, Sydney with a Finance & Economics major and a Banking sub major, and is a Certified Financial Planner.
Alison is also the Chairperson and Non Executive Director at Community Bridging Services.

DAVID PERROTT

TREASURER

David's qualifications include a Bachelor of Commerce (Major in Accounting) and professional memberships as a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor. His career background involves over 25 years working as a Professional Chartered Accountant and having successfully managed his own financial accounting business for the past 18 years. He has extensive experience in working with small companies and also not for profit organisations, assisting with strategic financial management and providing recommendations for business growth.

David joined Parkinson’s South Australia as the Treasurer because he's passionate about wanting to utilise his extensive accounting and strategic business development knowledge to benefit charities. He adds great value to Parkinson’s South Australia in order to ensure excellent financial management practices and to importantly improve funding and financial security for the organisation to help support those affected by the condition and to help improve the quality of their lives.

A/PROF JOHN POWER

BOARD MEMBER

Associate Professor John Power is currently the Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning for the School of Medicine at Flinders University and head of the Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Laboratory which runs projects on both Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease. He teaches in the Medical program and the Bachelor of Medical Science degree. His special focus in his teaching is Pathophysiology which is about how diseases develop and how disease impacts on the normal physiology. He has been on the Board of PSA for approximately 7 years and President for the last five. His other interests include family, sailing, motorcycles and planting native trees.

THE HON. JOHN DOYLE

BOARD MEMBER

John Doyle was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the South Australian Supreme Court in 1970. He was a partner in an Adelaide firm of solicitors from 1970 to 1977. From 1977 until 1986 he practised at the Bar in Adelaide. His work at the Bar involved most branches of the law with a substantial involvement in appellate work.
He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1981. In 1986 he was appointed Solicitor-General of the State of South Australia in which position he represented the State before the High Court of Australia and the Supreme Court of South Australia in constitutional, criminal and other cases.
He was appointed Chief Justice of South Australia from May 1995 to June 2012. Companion of the Order of Australia was conferred in June 2002.

EMERITUS PROFESSOR EILEEN WILLIS

BOARD MEMBER

Professor Eileen Willis has a research interest in the area of Indigenous public health policy particularly access to health care and domestic water. She also has research expertise in the impact of health reform on working time. Research projects have included the impact of Excelcare on nurse's caring time, and enterprise bargaining and working time for health professionals. She has conducted research on the gynaecological cancer workforce, and the development of a community mental health professional's working time tool.

MICHAEL BAKKER

BOARD MEMBER

Michael has had a long term affiliation and passion for volunteering his pharmacy services to Parkinson's SA, it's clients and staff. In 2014 This endeavour awarded him recognition with the inaugural Pharmaceutical Society of Australia SA/NT Early Career Pharmacist Development award to recognise him as a future leader in the profession.
He has has a passion for innovation in health care and practical driven solutions to patient health. Michael has recently been involved in the establishment of the pharmacy services within the tele rehab section of SA Pharmacy. The multi disciplinary model delivers rehabilitation services such as speech pathology, physio therapy and occupational therapy in their places of residences and out of hospital to the patient through video calls and app driven programs. 

Michael is actively working towards research in pharmacy practice and Parkinson's disease and hopes that his passions for tele-health and Parkinson's Disease will lead to changes in the way we deliver information to patients of all locations.

BRIGID O'NEILL

BOARD MEMBER

Brigid is a senior management professional with a broad range of experience across commercial management, post/pre contract management, commercial law, programme management and transformation project management. Brigid has led commercial and legal activities for multimillion-pound accounts across outsourcing, utilities, ICT, oil & gas, energy, mining, manufacturing and financial services sectors and numerous government departments

Specialties: Commercial Management | Contract Management | Programme Management | Change Management | Commercial Law | Dispute Resolution | Negotiation

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