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Jeff Shmitt Jeff Schmitt
Jeff is currently Director of Information Architecture and Data Quality Operations at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. He leads a team of information architects, data analysts and modellers, and provides leadership to a variety of enterprise data management initiatives. Jeff came to his current role via the circuitous route of graduate studies in anthropology, which serves him well in his current capacity.

Grant RobinsonGrant Robinson
Grant Robinson, is a natural resource scientist working for the NSW Office of Water. His experience analysing and managing natural resources information, particularly forestry and water resource data began in 1981. In 2008 he was appointed to a new role as Information Quality Coordinator for the state agency's water monitoring unit. After years spending time on data cleansing and...read more

Fran Thorn Fran Thorn, Secretary, Department of Health
Fran Thorn was appointed Secretary of the Department of Health, which was created in August 2009 to ensure a truly integrated approach to health, mental health and aged care. The new department is pursuing an enhanced focus on prevention and early intervention, as well as addressing the demands on the Victorian health system ...read more

Professor Stan CappProfessor Stan Capp Regional Director, InterSystems
Governments have looked to Stan Capp to advise on health planning, finance, ambulance services, nurse education and a wide range of management issues. E-health is in Stan's blood. He has over 35 years experience as a senior healthcare executive in Australia and the Middle East, and he was first appointed CEO of an Australian health service in 1981. Stan is currently the...read more

John Zelcer John Zelcer
John Zelcer is a medical practitioner and healthcare strategy consultant whose distinguished record of service spans more than 30 years, covering the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. His commercial experience includes healthcare services and products companies in both Australia and the United States. As a medical practitioner and anaesthetist he ...read more

David KalischDavid Kalisch
David Kalisch was appointed Director (CEO) of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare in December 2010. David is an economist with around 30 years experience across a range of social policy issues, including labour markets, employment programs, retirement incomes, welfare policy and programs, family and children's services, and health policy. This has included roles ...read more