Our Governance

Board of Non-Executive Directors

DR STEPHEN CAMPBELL

Dr Stephen Campbell MBChB, FRACP is a Consultant Geriatrician and Fellow of the Australia and New Zealand College of Physicians. Dr Campbell has a wealth of experience in both primary and tertiary health care, having worked in both the private and public sector. His experience in Geriatrics and general medicine includes not only hospital and clinic but also community and aged care facilities.

Dr Marissa Lim

Dr Marissa Lim BMedSc, MBBS, MBA is a registered medical practitioner and is the Medical Director of Catori, a Medical Services consulting firm based in Melbourne, Australia. Having trained and worked as an anaesthetist in a number of Victorian hospitals, she developed an interest in medical governance and management. While pursuing an MBA at Monash University, Dr Lim worked as a Fellow in Medical Management which allowed her to develop skills and experience in management, training, human resources, privacy issues, and quality and clinical risk management. Dr Lim then transitioned to roles in the pharmaceutical industry that focused on pharmacovigilance and medical affairs, using her expertise as a medical practitioner to complement her experience in controlling clinical risk, as well as the management of staff. She has since led several research and development programs as part of her roles, and places importance on the input of clinicians. Dr Lim brings her experience in governance, management, and as a medical practitioner to the AHAO board.

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DR seema misra-thakur

Dr Seema Misra-Thakur has a MSc and a PhD in biochemistry from the University of Mumbai, India and was an Associate Professor in Biochemistry at The Institute of Science for 26 years. Her research interests are in Biochemistry, Health, Nutrition and the Environment and she has additional skills in human resource development, grant fund management and partnering with national funding agencies and industry. Seema now calls Melbourne home and utilises her extensive skills and experience by supporting her school community; volunteering and mentoring university students in areas of health and nutrition. Seema brings to AHAO her passion for healthy living to achieve healthy ageing; her ability to educate and transfer information to the community and her unique knowledge of her community’s needs.

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CEO - Christine golding

Christine Golding has 30 years of experience in the corporate world having worked in large organisations such as Telstra, AXA and Medibank in management and human resources. Christine has demonstrated an ability to partner with executives and general managers to develop and execute organizational strategy with an emphasis on organizational design, change management, talent management and learning and development. Her passion for life-long learning has resulted in her studying Ageing at the University of Melbourne. Christine’s objective at AHAO is to promote healthy ageing and to make a difference to people’s quality of life.

Dr Marjan Tabesh

BOARD SECRETARY

PAST CHAIR

- mr Sandor Szoeke

Mr Sandor Szoeke LLB has worked as barrister/solicitor and in private business management. He has experience in government organisations, working for the Commonwealth of Australia nationally as a senior legal officer and then as the Assistant Director of Legal Aid for Hong Kong. His strong academic background has seen him present lectures nationally and to a wide variety of audiences, ranging from the public to formal university settings. Mr Szoeke's strong engagement skills and significant expertise in cross-cultural considerations have allowed his business model to translate across several continents and survive several decades in small business. His strong leadership and mentorship role has seen the development of a number of subsidiary businesses and successful independent businesses. Mr Szoeke brings his experience in financial and legal governance and risk management to AHAO.