The Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute is an independent organisation. The Board governs the activities of the organisation, manages policy and provides strategic direction.

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Dr Katherine Woodthorpe

ONJCRI Board Member

More about Dr Katherine Woodthorpe

Katherine is currently Chair of the Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems CRC, Chair of The HEARing CRC, Chair of the National Climate Science Advisory Committee, and Chair of Fishburners, Australia’s largest technology startups coworking space.  She is also non-Executive Director of Bioplatforms Australia, ARENA, the renewable energy agency and a member of the NSW Council of the AICD.  

She has previously been a Director of a number of listed and private companies and is a former Council Member of UTS in Sydney. Previously she served as Chief Executive of AVCAL, the Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, the national association that represents the venture capital industry’s participants, promotes the industry and encourages investment in growing business enterprises.