Our Board

Professor Edward Janus

Professor Edward Janus


Professor Edward Janus is a physician and Director of General Internal Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of Melbourne at Western Hospital in Footscray. After graduating in New Zealand, Professor Janus gained his PhD in London in lipid metabolism. His major clinical and research interests are in the epidemiology and prevention of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. He joined the Board in 2003 and became President in 2010.

Mr. David Young

Mr David Young


Mr David Young joined the Board in 1993 when the Heart Research Centre (now the Australian Centre for Heart Health) became an independent organisation. He has been Honorary Secretary of the Board since that time. A lawyer, Mr Young is a consultant with Haines and Polites. He has extensive experience in commercial, finance, litigation and domestic law and has been actively involved in politics at branch level in inner Melbourne.

Ms. Beverley Knowles

Ms Beverley Knowles


Ms Beverley Knowles, who joined the Board in 1997, is a corporate social responsibility and marketing consultant, and an executive volunteer for Leadership Victoria - Greatconnections. Formerly CEO of the Museum of Chinese Australian History and Director of Marketing and Communications at La Trobe University, her various corporate and consulting roles span the commercial and not-for profit sectors.

Dr. Robert Newman

Dr Robert Newman


Dr Robert Newman is Head of Clinical Cardiology at Western Hospital in Footscray and an Honorary Senior lecturer in the Department of Medicine at the University of Melbourne. Dr Newman is a graduate of the University of Queensland. He completed postgraduate training in internal medicine and cardiology in Sydney, London and Melbourne. He joined the Board in 2011.

Mr Andy Sattler

Mr Andy Sattler


Lived in South Melbourne for 15 years.

Have experience of a 30+ year hands on finance career, strong in treasury, financial control, forecasting and modelling
Ms Tangerine Holt

Dr Tangerine Holt