Board of Directors

Our Board

PORTRAITS_ (19)Michael Siddle

Michael Siddle is Chairman of Ramsay Health Care and a founding director. He joined the company in 1968, and possesses significant knowledge of the healthcare sector and the private hospital industry. He served as Deputy Chairman for 17 years before becoming Chairman in 2014. Michael also has decades of media experience in Australia and overseas, and is a director and former Deputy Chairman of Prime Media Group Limited, one of Australia’s largest regional television and radio operators.





PORTRAITS_ (15)Peter Evans

Peter Evans joined Ramsay Health Care in 1969, and served as a Non-Executive Director for 24 years before being appointed Deputy Chairman in 2014. He’s a Chartered Accountant and, prior to joining Ramsay Health Care, was in public practice for over 20 years with predecessor firms of KPMG. He specialised in the financial management of hospitals and has more than 45 years’ experience in the healthcare field. Peter has been actively involved with several other charitable organisations over many years, including the Southern Highlands Foundation, Hope Health, Church Army, Shoalhaven Anglican and the Anglican Diocese of Sydney.





Tony Clark AM, FCA, FAICD

Tony Clark joined the board of Ramsay Healthcare Limited in October 1998. He has had broad experience as a director of listed companies and previously practiced as a chartered accountant, retiring as Managing Partner of KPMG NSW in 1998.  In 1995 he was awarded membership of the Order of Australia for services to business, commerce and community.

His other directorships include Carlton Investments Limited since 1980. Mr Clark has served as a director of the following listed companies in addition to serving as Deputy Chairman of Tourism Australia:

  • Telstra Corporation Limited
  • Event Hospitality & Entertainment Limited
  • Cumnock Coal Limited
  • Sphere Minerals Limited


rob-mcleanRobert McLean AM

Rob is a private equity investor and company director. He had a 25 year career with McKinsey and Company where he was Managing Partner for Australia and New Zealand, and most recently as a Senor Adviser to the Firm. Rob contributed to the Firm’s strategy practice and served on the Directors Committee of the Firm.

In business Rob served on the boards of CSR, Pacific Dunlop and Elders. He recently completed a second term on the Reserve Bank Payment Systems Board. He is an alternate director of Maths Pathway and a member of the Advisory Board of 5V Capital.

In education Rob was Dean and Director of the Australian Graduate School of Management at UNSW.

In the community Rob serves as Chair of The Nature Conservancy Australia Board and as a director of The Centre for Independent Studies. He was the founding Chairman of Social Ventures Australia and a former President of The Benevolent Society. The McLean Foundation, a PAF established by Rob and his wife Paula, funds initiatives in conservation, literacy and education.

Rob obtained a first class honours degree in Economic Statistics from the University of New England, and an MBA from Columbia Graduate School of Business, where he was a Fulbright Scholar. In 2011 he became a member of the Order of Australia for his contributions to social welfare, conservation and to business.


michael-traillMichael Traill AM

Michael is a social purpose and business Chair and director. His current board roles are as Chair of Goodstart Early Learning, the SVA Social Impact Fund, and Assetic. He is also a director of Sunsuper, MH Carnegie & Co, Australian Schools Plus, Australian Philanthropic Services and the National Museum of Australia.

Following a successful 15 year investment banking career at Macquarie Bank as co-founder of the Bank’s original private equity business, he became founding Chief Executive of Social Ventures Australia (SVA) in 2002. Michael led SVA as it built a reputation for providing partnership solutions that brought business disciplines and innovative social investment practice to the challenge of solving Australia’s entrenched problems of social disadvantage.  During Michael’s 12 year tenure SVA grew to a nationally respected organisation with a high quality team of over 50 people.  He was also closely involved in the creation of the unique GoodStart non-profit syndicate, now a successful $900m social enterprise, which acquired the assets of the failed ABC childcare centres in 2010.

He holds a BA (Hons) from the University of Melbourne and an MBA from Harvard University.

He is the author of ‘Jumping Ship – from the world of corporate Australia to the heart of social investment’ published by Hardie Grant.


greg-hGreg Hutchinson AM (Chairman)

Greg Hutchinson has been involved in community development for almost 20 years. He was the founding CEO of The Australian Charities Fund and involved in establishing GoodStart Early Learning, Centre for Social Impact, ShareGift and Women’s Community Shelters, serving on these boards as well as Bell Shakespeare and Brandenburg Foundation.   Greg was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia in recognition of his contribution to philanthropy, social enterprise, community and business. Greg is also an Advisory Partner at Bain & Company, working with major corporations on their strategic growth and operational change programs. During his 35 years with the firm he has served in global governance roles and led the establishment of several of Bain’s offices across Asia.





Kathryn Greiner AO

Kathryn has had the opportunity to contribute in a wide range of leadership positions in public and private companies, government bodies and non-profit organisations. Kathryn has also participated in or led Inquiries into Education: the Gonski Review and NSW Catholic Funding Review and is currently leading a Review into Retirement Villages in NSW.
Her professional history has been in Social Work and Early Childhood Services as well as media roles at Radio 2UE and Channel 10. From 1995-2004 Kathryn was an elected Councillor to the Sydney City Council. She is the recipient of an Order of Australia (AO).




Ilana Atlas

Ilana Atlas has been involved in business, education, arts, and community organisations for 35 years.

In business, she is Chairman of Coca-Cola Amatil Limited and a non-executive director of ANZ Banking Group Limited and Westfield Corporation Limited. Her last executive role was Group Executive, People, at Westpac, where she was responsible for human resources, corporate affairs and sustainability. Prior to that role, she was Group Secretary and General Counsel. Before her 10 year career at Westpac, Ilana was a partner in law firm Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons). In addition to her practice in corporate law, she held a number of management roles in the firm including Executive Partner, People and Information, and Managing Partner.

In the community, Ilana is Chairman of Jawun, an organisation which forms partnerships to benefit indigenous communities, business and government. She is a Director of the Human Rights Law Centre, JewishCare and Adara Development (Australia). She is also on the Panel of Adara Partners. Previously, Ilana was Chair of Bell Shakespeare Company and the Westpac Foundation.

In education, Ilana is a Fellow of the Senate of Sydney University. She was previously Pro-Chancellor at ANU and a director of the Business -Education High Table.



Senior Management

Professor Glyn Davis AC – CEO 

Professor Glyn Davis AC joined the Paul Ramsay Foundation as Chief Executive officer in January 2019. He was previously Vice-Chancellor at the University of Melbourne.

Alongside his role at the Foundation, Glyn Davis remains Distinguished Professor of Political Science in the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University. In 2018 Professor Davis was elected a Visiting Fellow at the Blavatnik School of Government and a Visiting Fellow at Exeter College, Oxford.  He also holds visiting appointments at Kings College London, Manchester University and the Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne.

Professor Davis is a public policy specialist, with experience in government and higher education, who delivered the 2010 the Boyer Lectures on the theme The Republic of Learning.  His community work includes partnering with Indigenous programs in the Goulburn-Murray Valley and Cape York, and service on a range of arts boards, including the Queensland and Melbourne Theatre Companies.


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