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Northern Queensland PHN (NQPHN) is overseen by a highly qualified Board of Directors who are experienced health professionals and business experts, and who have a wealth of knowledge working within our region.
Tara Diversi
Co-Chair

Tara Diversi is the CEO of Sophus Nutrition, a digital nutrition platform that improves accessibility and affordability of expert nutrition and dietetic care through the combination of evidence-based ...

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Ben Tooth
Co-Chair

Ben is an Executive Manager with over 15 years of experience in executive management, finance, and accounting roles. Ben is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Ramsay Health Care’s Cairns facilit...

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Topaz McAuliffe
Deputy Chair

Topaz McAuliffe is the founder and CEO of 15 Times Better, a 100% Indigenous owned company focused on empowering every organisation in Australia to make their greatest contribution to Indigenous enga...

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Suzanne Andrews
Board Director

Sue is the Chief Executive of Gurriny Yealamucka Health Service, a community-based health organisation that delivers holistic primary health care to the people of Yarrabah, an Aboriginal community nea...

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Dr Konrad Kangru
Board Director

Dr Konrad Kangru is a general practitioner with a particular focus on primary care in rural and remote communities. He has been the independent Chair of the NQPHN Clinical Council for the past three y...

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Nick Loukas
Board Director

Nick Loukas is a local Pharmacist in Cairns. Nick finished his schooling in Cairns and owned his first pharmacy at 22 years old in Mareeba. He then returned home to Cairns in 1995 where he owned a num...

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Dr Nadeem Siddiqui
Board Director

Dr Nadeem is originally from the United Kingdom where he trained as a general practitioner. He has been interested in medical administration leading services within the UK, Gulf and now Australia sinc...

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Luckbir Singh
Board Director

Luckbir is a Director at MacDonnells Law, one of the leading Queensland law firms. He has been recognised for his legal skills and client outcomes by Lawyer’s Weekly as a finalist in the 2016 Australi...

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Cate Whalan
Board Director

In her early career, Cate graduated with a Bachelor of Pharmacy from the University of Queensland, interned at Mater Hospital Pharmacies in Brisbane, and registered in 1995 to be appointed as a pharma...

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10 June 2022