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 Member, Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation
  • Board Member, FoodBank Victoria
  • Vice President, Star Health


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


The Hon Fran Bailey

EH Board Fran Bailey

BAEd DipT (secondary) GAICD

Appointed 1 July 2014

Current professional positions

  • Chair, Animal Aid
  • Chair, National Emergency Honours
  • Director, National Board, Restaurant & Catering
  • Ambassador, Cascades National Heritage Project, Second Bite and the Gertrude Opera


Prof Andrew Conway

  Andrew Conway


Appointed 1 July 2011

Current professional positions

  • Chief Executive Officer, Institute of Public Accountants
  • Professor of Accounting (honoris causa), Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Distinguished Fellow Deakin University
  • Adjunct Professor Deakin University
  • Adjunct Professor Langzhou University of Technology


Dr Peter Dohrmann

  peter web


Appointed 1 July 2017

Current professional positions

  • Director of Neurosciences, Epworth HealthCare
  • Senior Clinical Advisor, Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency


Ms Jill Linklater

Board Director Jill Linklater

RN BScN MHA Grad Dip Health & Medical Law FACN FGIA GAICD

Appointed 1 July 2016

Current professional positions

  • Board Member, Chair Community Advisory Committee, Member Clinical Governance Committee and Governance Committee, Uniting AgeWell (Vic & Tas)
  • Member Disability Services Board Victoria
  • Member, Deakin University Centre for Quality & Patient Safety (QPS) Research External Advisory Committee
  • Consultant, Health, Disability, Aged Care Services
  • Management Systems Auditor and Accreditation Surveyor                        


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


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 Member Health Information & Management Systems Society (HiMSS) Asia Pacific
  • Chair of Health Information & Management Systems Society (HiMSS) Asia Pacific Governance Council
  • Board Member, Victoria Legal Aid
  • Principal and Director Red Mosaic Pty Ltd


Ms Joanna Walker

EH Board Joanna Walker


Appointed 1 July 2017

Current professional positions

  • Board of Southern Alpine Resort Management
  • Audit & Risk Committee Southern Alpine Resort Management Board
  • Director, Kapstone Pty Ltd