Dr Gareth Goodier has been appointed Executive Chair of the Melbourne Biomedical Precinct.
The new Executive Chair role was created following recommendations from the Premier’s Jobs and Investment Panel to strengthen governance and drive economic development in the Precinct which is centred in Parkville.
Dr Goodier has been the Chief Executive of several major health systems and academic hospitals for the last 25 years, including at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Cambridge University Hospitals.
Role of the Executive Chair
The new role will help Australia’s leading biomedical health precinct to compete globally alongside world leaders Boston, Cambridge and San Francisco.
The Executive Chair will be responsible for driving increased collaboration between precinct partners and the commercialisation of research.
The Executive Chair will also play an important role in promoting the precinct nationally and overseas, particularly in key markets such as the USA, UK, EU and China.
Read the Media Release: Appointment of Executive Chair, Melbourne Biomedical Precinct (Word 41KB).