Having graduated from the Australian Institute of Company Directors in August 2013, Wendy has served as a non-executive Director and Deputy Chair on four Boards since 2012, including Uniting Age Well Victoria/Tasmania, The Hobart Women’s Shelter, Zonta International and since 2016, The Hobart Clinic. Wendy is employed in a part-time academic role at the University of Tasmania coordinating the Masters of Leadership (Health and Human Services) and lecturing in leadership, change management and governance. Wendy is also the Managing Director of WJQuinn Consulting Pty. Ltd providing a range of consultancy services specialising in leadership and change management. She has been in both of these roles since December 2011. Prior to this stage of her career, Wendy was a member of the Tasmanian government senior executive service from 1999 to 2011. During that time she held various State Director positions, with responsibilities at different times for mental health, alcohol and drugs, correctional health, aged care, rehabilitation, community services, palliative care, rural health and disability. For ten years prior to this, Wendy managed a policy development unit and several multidisciplinary teams of health professionals providing aged care and rehabilitation services. She began her working life as an occupational therapist, spending 12 years in clinical positions in NSW and Tasmania.
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A highly experienced executive, Allison has an unrivalled background in leading change and innovation in the primary industry. Most recently the General Manager, Marketing & Innovation at Houston’s Farm she was a key member of the Business Management Team and responsible for managing both the national sales and marketing team in addition to leading product development. Previous roles have been in the civil construction, forestry industries, and primary industry (livestock, horticulture) sectors and have included the management of both quality, environmental, and risk management systems to ISO standards. Allison is passionate and proactive about finding the drivers for change and is known for challenging the status quo and being an inspiring leader. She has a history of playing a significant part on various Boards and committees, both within primary industry and the community sector and holds an MBA (Agricultural Innovation). In 2014, Allison was successful in winning the Private and Corporate Award for the Telstra Business Women’s Awards (Tasmania), was a National Finalist in the Private and Corporate Sector category, and a finalist in the Business Innovation Award (Tasmania).
David is a management consultant with over 25 years experience in strategy and operational improvement. He is a Principal with Partners in Performance, a global consultancy focussed on delivering fully implemented results and building better organisations. Previously, David worked in strategy with McKinsey & Company and in commercial banking and project finance with the Commonwealth Bank. His wide experience includes banking, insurance, telecommunications, heavy industry and natural resources. David has worked in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Europe and Africa. David also provides pro-bono support as a business mentor for start-up food producers and value-added businesses in Tasmania through the Sprout Tasmania Producer Program. David holds an MBA (UNSW), a Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment (FINSIA) and is a Graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He also holds a Masters in Conservation Biology (UNSW) and a Diploma of Marine Science (UTas).
Dr Ian Sale
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Dr Ian Sale graduated in Medicine at the University of Tasmania some years ago, long enough to live through various highs and lows in psychiatric services. He completed specialist training in Adelaide. He has worked in public and private practice in all three regions of Tasmania, and in South Australia and NSW. He became involved in post-graduate training in Tasmania in 2008. He has worked in forensic and medicolegal practice over recent years but is now on a glide path to retirement, a plan welcomed by his two whippets, Bruno and Ziggy Stardust who have plans on how his spare time will be spent.
Dr Annette Barratt
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Dr Barratt is a locally trained General Practitioner who works as a General Practice Liaison Officer at the Tasmanian Health Service as well as being a practicing GP. Over a more than 30-year career she has held many roles; practice owner, Chair of the Tasmanian Faculty of the RACGP, Sexual Assault Forensic examiner, Domestic Violence educator, and currently she is the chair of the Southern Division and State Council of AMA Tasmania.
Her practice over the years has given her an understanding of the issues faced by the community and has led to her role as a GPLO and her involvement in the AMA where she hopes to influence system change to improve the health sector and patient care.
In her private life she is a doting mother and grandmother who sings in a community choir and is learning weightlifting.
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B.Com, FCA, GAICD
David joined the Board of the Hobart Clinic in August 2020 and has a diverse range of skills, experience and passion for Tasmania and its people. He commenced his career with accounting firm, Cox Miller & Robinson in Hobart followed by Deloitte in Launceston where he specialised in audit. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1996 and was admitted as a Fellow in 2015 in recognition of his service to his profession which included being the Chair of the Tasmanian Regional Council for Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand in 2016. David has in excess of 30 years financial and accounting experience in both public practice and commercial roles within Australia and overseas. He has held senior finance and executive roles within the disability sector, agriculture, timber, dairy and more recently, tourism. David also served as a member of the Australian Army Reserves for 17 years. David is currently the Chief Financial Officer of the Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority.