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Our Leadership

The Heart Foundation leadership team brings together experience from commercial, government and charity sectors to lead our fight for all Australian hearts.

Garry Jennings
Group CEO

Peter Lynch
Chief Financial Officer

Chris Miers
General Council

Claudia Wilkinson 
Chief Marketing Officer

Simon Richardson
Chief Information Officer  

Maree de Bondt
GM People and Culture

Dr. Kathy Chapman
State Manager New South Wales

Adam Stormont
State Manager Victoria 

Sheree Hughes
State Manager Queensland 

Dr. Marie Ludlow
State Manager South Australia 

Helena Viola
State Manager Western Australia

Dr. Kate White
State Manager Tasmania 

Le Smith
Manager Northern Territory 

Together, we can change the future of heart disease

Together, we can change the future of heart disease

Together, we can change the future of heart disease

The power of your ongoing support can help save lives and keep more families together. Help us continue to fund promising heart research projects by donating today. ...

Health Professional Tools

Health Professional Tools

Health Professional Tools

Guidelines, publications and support for the health professional community....

Heart Health Check Toolkit

Heart Health Check Toolkit

Time to book a Heart Health Check?

Time to book a Heart Health Check?

Time to book a Heart Health Check?

If you're 45 and over, or 30 and over if you're of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, you should book your Heart Health Check today...

Chicken cacciatore

Chicken cacciatore

Chicken cacciatore

15 minutes
Serves 4

Action Plans

Action Plans

Action Plans

Recovery is a long journey, so having a plan makes a huge difference. Using an action plan gives you a step-by-step guide to improving your lifestyle....

Strawberry fields oats

Strawberry fields oats

Strawberry fields oats

10 minutes
Serves 2

Philanthropic investments

Philanthropic investments

Philanthropic investments

Making philanthropic investments through the Heart Foundation can transform Australians’ health. ...

The Best (and Worst) Drinks for Heart Health

The Best (and Worst) Drinks for Heart Health

The Best (and Worst) Drinks for Heart Health

Water is the most heart-healthy drink, but there are other drinks that you can enjoy in moderation....

Salad recipes

Salad recipes

Salad recipes

Search through our tasty salad recipes...

Support after a heart attack

Support after a heart attack

Support after a heart attack

Many different thoughts may go through your head after a heart attack and you may be presented with complicated medical info. Know where to get support. ...

Finding a new purpose: Geoff Lester’s heart story

Finding a new purpose: Geoff Lester’s heart story

Finding a new purpose: Geoff Lester’s heart story

Dr Geoff Lester, 35, is training to be a cardiologist at Coffs Harbour Hospital. He has survived three high-risk open-heart surgeries and two strokes....

Heart failure clinical resources

Heart failure clinical resources

Resources and clinical information for health professionals...

What is acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease?

What is acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease?

What is acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease?

Rheumatic heart disease is a serious disease that causes damage to your heart valves. ...

Heart Foundation Research Award Recipients

Heart Foundation Research Award Recipients

Explore our research award recipients and projects...

Get your family moving

Get your family moving

Get your family moving

Get your kids active and set them up for healthier habits into adulthood....

Endorsement of externally developed clinical resources

Endorsement of externally developed clinical resources

Donation receipts

Donation receipts

Donation receipts

Due to end of financial year and the ongoing lockdowns in several states, we are currently experiencing some delays in processing and receipting of donations....

Using ultrasound therapy to improve blood flow and save heart muscle during heart attack

Using ultrasound therapy to improve blood flow and save heart muscle during heart attack

Using ultrasound therapy to improve blood flow and save heart muscle during heart attack

Dr Prajith Jeyaprakash, Institution: University of Sydney...

Improving the Well-Being of Patients with Heart Failure

Improving the Well-Being of Patients with Heart Failure

Professor Andrew Boyle, Institution: The University of Newcastle...

Easy chicken nasi goreng

Easy chicken nasi goreng

Easy chicken nasi goreng

10 minutes
Serves 4

Women and heart disease

Women and heart disease

Women and heart disease

Information on women and heart disease for consumers....

National Stroke Data Linkage Program: Using data to improve stroke monitoring, care and outcomes

National Stroke Data Linkage Program: Using data to improve stroke monitoring, care and outcomes

Associate Professor Monique Kilkenny, Institution: Monash University...

The Heart Foundation Research Program

The Heart Foundation Research Program

The Heart Foundation Research Program

We are Australia’s biggest non-government funder of world-class research into heart health. Learn more about our high impact research. ...

Sorting out your finances after a heart attack

Sorting out your finances after a heart attack

Sorting out your finances after a heart attack

Explore how to manage your financial concerns after a heart attack. ...

Physical activity after a heart attack

Physical activity after a heart attack

Physical activity after a heart attack

Discover what you need to know about being active after a heart attack....

Healthy Bowl Recipes

Healthy Bowl Recipes

Healthy Bowl Recipes

Find more heart healthy bowl recipes in our Bowl Foods recipe booklet...

What is heart valve disease?

What is heart valve disease?

What is heart valve disease?

Heart valve disease means that your heart valve or valves don't open or close properly....

Order patient resources online

Order patient resources online

Search and order from our range of printed patient resources online. ...

Physical activity resources for patients and consumers

Physical activity resources for patients and consumers

Physical activity information for professionals...