Independent Advisory Board

The Independent Advisory Board provides oversight of the AI Alliance as an organisation, monitor progress of planned initiatives against defined milestones and budgets, monitor risks, and assist in identifying strategic engagement opportunities.

Professor Michael Kidd AM

Professor Kidd  is the Chair of our Board, Principal Medical Advisor to the Department of Health and Professor of Primary Care Reform at The Australian National University. Professor Kidd is a past President of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners as well as the World Organization of Family Doctors. Professor Kidd has chaired multiple boards and brings a deep understanding of governance, health services, and management of large organisations.

Professor Kathryn North AC

Professor North is a key member of the Board. Professor North leads the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI), is past Chair of the NHMRC Research Committee, and leads the Australian Genomics Health Alliance. She will provide invaluable guidance informed by her experiences of the Australian Genomics Health Alliance and MCRI.