Thank you to Mr William Cowan

On behalf of the Board of the Lishman Health Foundation, we would like to extend our sincere appreciation to outgoing Secretary, Mr William Cowan, for his outstanding service and dedication to the Foundation from 2016-2021.

Mr Cowan has previously held roles as an Executive Director, CFO and Country Manager for AngloGold Ashanti Australia Limited, as well as CFO and Company Secretary of Worsley Alumina Pty. Mr Cowan holds degrees in Economics and Finance and is an FCPA and FAICD. In addition, Mr Cowan has graduated with diplomas from the AICD Company Directors Course and also the Advanced Program ‘Mastering the Boardroom’.

The Foundation has benefited tremendously from Mr Cowan’s strong leadership, knowledge and expertise, ensuring a robust, high-level governance structure underpins our work. We are grateful for the many tireless hours that Bill has invested into building a structure that ensures transparency. This high-level of research governance ensures that key outcomes, or measurable benefits, are delivered directly to regional communities.

Mr Cowan has consistently demonstrated his passion to improve health care outcomes for individuals, families and communities living in regional and rural Australia.

Thank you Bill.

William Cowan and Margaret Mardon