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

  • 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, Dental Health Services Victoria and Chair Audit & Risk Committee
  • Board Director, Victorian Legal Aid
  • Principal and Director, Red Mosaic Pty Ltd

Dr Angela Williams

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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

  • Immediate Past President, Industrial Relations Society of Victoria
  • Committee Member, 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

  • CEO, Anglican Overseas Aid
  • Board Director, ACT Alliance
  • Board Director, Mission Australia
  • Board Director, Melbourne Anglican Diocesan Corporation.
  • Chair, Governance and Nominations Committee

Ms Jill Linklater

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BScN MHA Grad Dip Health&MedLaw

Appointed 1 July 2016

Current professional positions

  • Consultant Aged Care Disability and Health Services
  • Assessor NSQHS Standards 
  • Quality Auditor NDIS 
  • Quality Management Systems Auditor                

Mr Lance Wallace

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Dip Business


Appointed 1 July 2020

Current professional positions

  • Chair, HealthShare (Health Purchasing Victoria)



Ms Sally Freeman

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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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 BA(Hons) MA AMusA FCA

Current professional positions

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