|Ms Helen Craig
Chief Executive Officer
Helen was previously Senior Policy Manager with MSD Australia where she was responsible for the development of public policy for MSD and the company’s interaction with a broad range of government and healthcare stakeholders. She also has a special focus on the quality use of medicines (QUM) and previously managed a joint venture of three pharmaceutical companies working in this area.
Ms Craig’s background includes experience in external affairs, strategic planning eHealth and business development. Prior to moving to Australia, Ms Craig worked for Reuters Health Information Systems in the UK and led the development and marketing of the UK’s #1 clinical management system for primary care and worked on a number of eHealth initiatives involving clinician educational tools and chronic disease management.
Lesley manages the Foundation’s business development and finances including supervising the administration, support and operations functions of the organisation.
Lesley has a background in management with an emphasis on Financial Management, including ten years experience in community services for the frail aged and disabled. For the four years she developed and managed Indigenous health services in Eurobodalla and Bega NSW.
Customer Relationship Manager
In her role Clair is responsible for building relationships with the Foundation’s audiences to engage and understand their viewing habits. Specifically with communities and health professionals working in rural remote areas that have access to the Rural Health Channel and VAST.
Clair was previously responsible for the communications of the Foundation, its programs and initiatives.
Clair has been with the Foundation for 8 years.
PA to CEO, Administration Officer
Janelle is responsible for managing the Foundation’s DVD and other resource material distribution. Janelle has more than 20 years of experience in logistics, administration and customer service, gained through work in health, recreation, retail and wholesale goods industries.
Programming and Operations Coordinator
Michelle is reponsible for the scheduling of health education and related programs on the Rural Health Channel. Michelle started with the Foundation in 1999 and has worked in various roles including office administration, reception and accounts.
Simon Petocz – Graphic Designer and Web administrator
Clare Matthews – Administration Assistant