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State and Territory Leadership

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State and Territory Leadership

Chris Enright - General Manager Victoria
Claire Gardner - General Manager South Australia
Dr Helena Viola - General Manager Western Australia
Lauren Ford - General Manager ACT
Le Smith - General Manager NT & National Manager Population Health & Wellbeing 
Sheree Hughes - General Manager Queensland
Simon Cowie - General Manager NSW

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Our Board

The role of the Board is to provide strategic oversight and direction for the Heart Foundation’s activities and ensure that those organisational activities are directed towards achieving its vision of an Australia free of heart disease and its mission to prevent heart disease and improve the heart health and quality of life of all Australians through our work in prevention, support and care and research.

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Governance overview

The Heart Foundation is a National Health Promotion Charity with offices in each state and territory. The National Heart Foundation of Australia (Heart Foundation) is a Company Limited by Guarantee.

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Leadership Team

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

Last updated08 April 2024