Board of Directors

Eastern Health is a Public Health Service as defined by the Health Services Act (1988). Our Board of Directors is responsible for maintaining and monitoring the performance of systems to ensure that our services meet the needs of the community.

The board ensures that we achieve our objectives, meet our statutory obligations, and encourage accountability, integration and collaboration across all levels of the organisation.


Mr Tass Mousaferiadis - Chair

Board chair Tass Mousaferiadis

BEd Grad Dip HealthEd Grad Cert BusMgt, GAICD

Appointed Chair of Eastern Health 1 July 2019

Current professional positions

  • Chair, Southeast Mental Health and Wellbeing Interim Regional Body
  • Board Chair, Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation
  • Board Director, FoodBank Victoria
  • Board Chair, Star Health

Mr Andrew Saunders

EH Board Andrew Saunders


Appointed 1 July 2018

Current professional positions

  • Board Director, Victorian Legal Aid
  • Non Exec Director, Care Connect
  • Independent Board Committee member, Eastern Melbourne Primary Healthcare Network
  • Independent Board Committee member, HealthShare Vic
  • Principal and Director, Red Mosaic Pty Ltd

Dr Angela Williams

Angela Williams head shot  



Appointed 1 July 2020

Current professional positions

Senior Consultant Forensic Physician, Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine

  • Board Director, Emergency Services Telecommunication Authority
  • Chair, ESTA People, Culture and Capability Committee
  • Board Director, Ozchild
  • Chair, Quality and Child Safety Committee
  • Tribunal Member, VCAT
  • Tribunal Member, Football Victoria
  • Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Department of Forensic Medicine, Monash University
  • Chair, Faculty of Clinical Forensic Medicine, Royal College of Pathologists Australasia
  • Committee Member, Board Professional Practice & Quality (RCPA)

Ms Anna Lee Cribb

 Board Director Anna Lee Cribb  

BA MDisRes

Appointed 1 July 2019

Current professional positions

  • Consultant in workplace relations
  • Mediation and Conciliation Panel, Commission for Gender
  • Equality in the Public Sector
  • Secretary Resolution Institute Mediation PDG

Dr Bob Mitchell AM

 Board Director Board Bob Mitchell 

LLB MPhil GradDipTax MThSt PhD MAICD

Appointed 1 July 2019

Current professional positions

  • Board Director, Mission Australia
  • University Council, University of Divinity
  • Legal Practitioner

  Mr Terry Symonds

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Appointed 1 July 2022

Current professional positions

  • Chief Executive Officer, Yooralla  
  • Board Director, Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network
  • Member, Roadmap Implementation Ministerial Advisory Group
  • Member, Workforce Innovation and Development Institute Advisory Council
  • Member, State Committee National Disability Services (NDS) Victoria 

Mr Lance Wallace

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Dip Business


Appointed 1 July 2020

Current professional positions

  • Chair, HealthShare (Health Purchasing Victoria)



Ms Sally Freeman

Sally Freeman Headshot  

Chartered Accountant, GAICD, BCom, CEW

Appointed 1 July 2020

Current professional positions

  • Director, Netwealth
  • Audit Committee Member – Commonwealth Games Australia
  • Audit Committee Member – Royal Children’s Hospital
  • Audit Committee Member – Caulfield Grammar
  • Head of Internal Audit - Transurban


 Mrs Penny Hutchinson

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Current professional positions

  • Board Member, Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority
  • Chair, Audit and Risk Committee, Department of Planning and Environment (NSW)
  • Board Member, Gippsland Water
  • Chair, Public Sector Panel, CAANZ (Vic)