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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The Hon. John Brumby AO

ONJCRI Chairman

More about The Hon. John Brumby AO

The Hon John Brumby AO was the former Premier of Victoria (2007 – 2010) and has immense experience in public life serving for more than 10 years as Treasurer and then Premier of Victoria, 6 years as Leader of the Victorian Opposition and 7 years as Federal MHR for Bendigo during the period of the Hawke Government.

Since retiring from politics, Mr Brumby has accepted a number of Board positions as well as an appointment as an Enterprise Professor at the University of Melbourne.

He is Chairman of the Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) Superannuation Fund, an Independent Director of Huawei Technologies (Australia) Pty Limited, Chairman of Citywide Solutions Pty Ltd, BioCurate Pty Ltd and the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Trust, as well as Chairman and National President of the Australia China Business Council.

Mr Brumby is active in a range of community and not-for-profit organisations through his work as the Chairman of Trustees of the Joe Welch Bursary Trust and the Fred Hollows Foundation. ,.

Mr Brumby was awarded the Officer of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day 2017 Honours List.