Dr Christine Bennett is an experienced company director, with a diverse background in clinical care, strategic planning, capital raising, commercial advisory work and executive roles in both public and private health sectors. Christine is the Dean of Medicine, Sydney at the University of Notre Dame Australia, and continues to hold non-executive director roles with HeartWare International, Inc., Bupa, Obesity Australia and as Chair of Research Australia.
Christine has previously held positions as Chief Medical Officer and Director of Healthcare Leadership for Bupa International Markets, has been a Partner at KPMG Australia in Health and Life Sciences, Chief Executive Officer of Westmead Hospital (Sydney), Associate Director in the New South Wales Department of Health and a was originally a paediatrician. From 2008 - 2009 she was appointed by the Prime Minister of Australia as Chair of the National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission.
Christine holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (University of Sydney), Master of Paediatrics (University of NSW) and is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.