Our board members are focused on making changes so each year in Australia, fewer Australians will be diagnosed with melanoma.

Currently each year in Australia, close to 15,000 new cases are diagnosed.

Our board members

Wayne Harvey Chair

Wayne is a science graduate with a doctorate from the UK and is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.  Following several years of lecturing in the life sciences, Wayne moved into management roles with organisations characterised as having high levels of innovation, holding positions with the CSIRO and universities.  Since stepping back from full-time work in the university sector, he continues to assist research-oriented individuals and organisations.

Wayne has a particular interest in corporate governance and management structures in small – medium enterprises.  He holds non-executive directorships in start-ups and not-for-profit organisations in the health sector with a focus on innovations and training.

Nicoletta Muner Deputy Chair

Nicoletta is a Pharmacist with 20 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry, where she has had exposure to the entire drug development process.

As a Regulatory Affairs professional she has mostly focused on the introduction of novel medicinal products into international markets. As the Global Director of Regulatory Affairs at a pharmaceutical company, Nicoletta has had broad exposure to clinical research and has been a key member of the Australian team which led to the European marketing authorisation of a first-in-class drug.

Nicoletta is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mark Streeting Treasurer

Mark is a Sydney-based Partner with global strategy firm L.E.K. Consulting. He has 30 years professional experience and has advised public and private sector clients around the world on strategy and policy. In addition to strategy and policy development, Mark has particular interest in financial and economic evaluation and marketing and communications. He holds post graduate qualifications in economics and business administration.

Mark is a highly experienced Non Executive Director with roles in both the not-for-profit sector and a leading industry association. Mark is a melanoma survivor and his deep interest in both prevention and cure is derived from this personal experience.

Jeff Carr Immediate Past Chair

Jeff is a lawyer with Strachan Carr.  With more than 40 years in practice, specialising in commercial, personal injury and estates litigation, his background provides  broad-based experience in legal matters affecting the Foundation. One of Jeff’s aims is to make the Foundation a truly national organisation serving the needs of all Australians affected by melanoma, whether from a diagnostic, educational or treatment perspective.

Vickie Edwards Board Member

Vickie is a senior executive with over 20 years of commercialisation experience in medical devices and medical software arena. Vickie is interested in developing and commercialising solutions to improve health outcomes for the Australian population. During her time in the healthcare Vickie has seen success in launching ground-breaking first in man and first to-market healthcare solutions, procedures and products making a significant difference to patient outcomes, survival rates and care.

Vickie is a melanoma survivor and is keen to use her skills to help reduce the incidence, improve treatments and ultimately find a cure for melanoma.

Vickie is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, holds a Bachelor of Business Degree MBA and is a registered general nurse.

Sanjay Gund Board Member

Sanjay is a physicist turned chartered accountant and company director. In his career he has grown start-ups, financially turned around organisations from the brink of insolvency and helped entities to responsibly convert plans into profits.

With the purpose of setting strategic direction in the midst of uncertainty and chaos, Sanjay has worked closely with board chairs and advised chief executives on a diverse range of governance practices, strategic directions, risk management and implementing change programs.

As a Victorian State Councillor at the Governance Institute of Australia and Chairman of its sub-committee, he has been instrumental in contemporary governance practices.

Sanjay is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and a fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia (GIA).

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Privacy Policy

Australian Melanoma Research Foundation (AMRF) respects and is committed to protecting the privacy of the people whose personal information it collects. We collect personal information about individuals who are employed by us, our donors, our volunteers, other supporters, allied associations, consultants and service providers.

Information we collect

Whenever we collect personal information, we will identify ourselves as AMRF and ensure people are aware of why we are collecting information and how we plan to use it.

The type of personal information AMRF usually collects and holds includes names, addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses, donation date, reason for donation, merchandise orders and other information such as health related information pertaining to AMRF research and program delivery. This information may be collected in person, via our website on the secure payment gateway, as well as other sources.

When people visit our website, or download information from it, the following information is recorded by Google Analytics:

  • Their network location and IP address
  • The date and time of their visit, pages visited, and time spent on each page
  • Referring site details (ie the site and page they came from to arrive at this site)
  • Type of web browser they used
  • Type of operating system they used
  • JavaScript support, screen resolution, and screen colour processing ability

This information is only used for statistical and website development purposes. We make limited use of cookies on our website. We use cookies to improve the functionality of our website, and to remember user preferences when people return.

In the event where an individual shares unsolicited personal information that AMRF would not have collected for the purposes outlined above that information will be destroyed or de-identified as soon as is practicable.

How we use and disclose personal information

We collect and use stakeholder’s personal information to carry out the functions and activities of AMRF and to comply with our legal obligations, to maintain and update our records and to help us manage and provide our services.

We may also use information to ask for support and to keep people informed about the ways in which our donors and supporters help us to make a difference to raise funds for research, awareness and early detection programs.  People have the right to opt out of any communications from AMRF.  This will not stop them receiving receipts and other transactional communications as required by law.

We may disclose personal information to third parties who assist us to perform functions on our behalf (such as commercial mail preparation services, this information is permanently deleted by the provider upon completion of the service and confirmed in writing of such).  These external service providers are under a duty to maintain the privacy and security of your information in line with this Privacy Policy and to use your personal information only for the purpose for which it is disclosed.

AMRF does not use any government related identifiers, such as Medicare numbers or tax file numbers, of an individual as our own identifier.

Marketing and communications

We may use people’s information within AMRF only in connection with marketing and fundraising campaigns. We may provide marketing communications to stakeholders on an ongoing basis by telephone, electronic messages (eg. email), online (including websites and mobile apps) and other means, unless they opt out or we are subject to legal restrictions. These may include communications relating to AMRF and our programs, campaign and promotional messages, event invitations, fundraising opportunities and newsletters.

AMRF also sends transactional communications which include but are not limited to: Donation & Tax Receipts, forgotten password e-mails, event sign up confirmation and confirmations from Web forms.

To opt-out of receiving AMRF marketing communications people can:

  • Select the “unsubscribe” option in one of the marketing communications that they receive from us.
  • Send an email to: admin@melanomaresearch.com.au
  • Call us on 0419 822 969
  • Send a written request to: PO Box 574, Kent Town DC SA 5071

Security of personal information

AMRF regards the security of personal information as a priority and takes a number of precautions to protect people’s personal information from loss, misuse, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. Specific security precautions are in place for processing online payments through payment gateway providers Stripe and PayPal which include the use of encrypted links, dedicated private connections and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption. However, the Internet is not a secure environment and although all care is taken, we cannot guarantee the security of information people provide to us via electronic means such as email.

If people become aware of any inaccuracy in the personal information, we hold about themselves, they are encouraged to contact AMRF so we can update any personal information we hold.

Anonymity

Where it is lawful and practicable, we will allow individuals to deal with us on an anonymous basis. For example, if we receive a telephone enquiry, we will not require that the enquirer gives us their name, although depending on the nature of the enquiry, we may not be able to answer it unless they do.

We can also accept gifts and other forms of support anonymously. However, provisions contained in taxation legislation require AMRF to collect the name of the donor if the donor requires a tax-deductible receipt.

Image copyright

AMRF’s reputation and goodwill is extremely important. Permission to use images featured on this website has only been given to AMRF and therefore should not be downloaded or used in any way by a third party without consent.

For information on obtaining permission for an image, please email admin@melanomaresearch.com.au.

Acceptance of terms

If AMRF updates or changes this Privacy Policy, the changes will be made on this page. Your continued use of AMRF’s website following the posting of changes will mean you accept those changes.

Contact us

If you have any questions about privacy-related issues OR you wish to lodge a complaint about a breach of this policy OR other privacy matter OR you do not wish to be contacted by us to ask for your support, please contact us by email at  admin@melanomaresearch.com.au. Alternatively our postal address is below:

AMRF
PO Box 574
Kent Town DC SA 5071

We take your privacy concerns seriously. Where you express any concerns that we have interfered with your privacy, we will respond to let you know who will be handling your matter and when you can expect a further response. We may request additional details from you regarding your concerns and may need to engage or consult with other parties in order to investigate and deal with your issue. We will keep records of your request and any resolution.

For information about privacy generally, or if your concerns are not resolved to your satisfaction, you may contact the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at www.oaic.gov.au and on 1300 363 992.