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.


Linda Bardo Nicholls AO

ONJCRI Board Member

More about Linda Bardo Nicholls AO

Linda is a corporate advisor and a director of a number of leading Australian companies and organisations.

She is Chairman of Yarra Trams and Japara Healthcare and a Director of Fairfax Media, Sigma Pharmaceuticals, Pacific Brands and Medibank Private. Previously she was Chairman of Healthscope, Chairman of Australia Post, and a Director of St George Bank.

Linda is a past Director of The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research and was a Trustee and Vice President of The Harvard Business School Alumni Board (USA). Her executive career was in banking and financial services. Linda has an MBA from Harvard Business School and more than 30 years’ experience as a senior executive and company director in Australia, New Zealand and the United States. She has three adult children and lives in Melbourne.