Board of Directors

Ian Marshman (Chair)

Ian Marshman has 25 years’ experience in senior executive roles at the University of Melbourne. From 1999 to 2015 he served as Senior Vice Principal, a role equivalent to Chief Operating Officer for the University of Melbourne. Ian’s focus has been on strategic planning, budgeting and accountability, major projects, institutional representation and major organisational reform. Ian’s career began as a career Administrator in the Australian Public Service in Canberra in 1973. He has held senior positions in health at Commonwealth and State Government levels.

He served as Chair of the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre Committee of Management for 15 years, as Chair of the internationally-focused Universitas21 Managers Group and as a Director of the On-line Business School, Universitas 21 Global. He is a director of headspace Ltd, a national youth mental health initiative and a member of the board of the Melbourne Theatre Company. He is a past Director of a number of University boards and various public hospital boards.

John Matthews

John Matthews has nearly 50 years of experience in general dentistry. Since 1966 he has been the managing partner of a practice in Essendon, which employs five Dentists and an Oral Health Therapist. He has been active as a representative of the dental profession on standard setting authorities including infection control -NHMRC; practice accreditation-ASQHC; pharmaceuticals-Therapeutic guidelines. John has been a President of the ADA, Victorian and Federal Branches and has lobbied for improving the oral health of the community.

Tim Hogan

Tim Hogan has significant financial and operational expertise in the public health sector. Prior to his current position as CFO at Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV), Tim was Director of Finance at Mercy Health and has also held senior management positions at Western Health and Southern Health. In his role at DHSV, Tim is responsible for developing clear strategies and accountabilities across the portfolios of finance, data and compliance, and information communication technology. Tim has significant financial and operational expertise in the public health sector.

Associate Professor Paul Schneider

Associate Professor Paul Schneider received his dental education at the University of Melbourne, Australia in 1970. He obtained a Masters degree in Pediatric Dentistry from the University of Minnesota in 1977, and was Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio for 2 years before moving to New Orleans for the Louisiana State University Orthodontic Program where he received a Certificate in Orthodontics. He has been registered as a specialist orthodontist in Victoria since 1983 and has achieved Diplomate status in the American Board of Orthodontics.

He established a specialist private orthodontic practice in 1983 in Melbourne which has grown into a 3-orthodontist clinic. He has been teaching at Melbourne Dental School since 1984, and various other universities around the world. He has been Associate Professor and Head of Orthodontics at the University of Melbourne since 2011.

Professor Beverley-Ann Biggs

Professor Beverley-Ann Biggs heads the International and Immigrant Health Group in the Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne. She has a joint appointment as Consultant Infectious Diseases Physician in the Victorian Infectious Diseases Service at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. Her research focuses on maternal and child health, nutrition, and infectious diseases. Research projects include the role of the microbiome and other predictors of stunting in disadvantaged children, the benefits and costs of iron supplementation in women and children, and the prevention and early diagnosis of illness in refugees and immigrants.

Professor Biggs has published extensively in the areas of international and immigrant health and contributed to WHO Nutrition and Australasian Refugee Health guideline development. The group has had a continuous presence in Vietnam since 1996. She is a member of the Victorian Refugee Health Network, which brings together health providers, NGOs, and Departments of Health and Immigration to advise on policy and programs. She directs the Refugee Health Program at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. She has received over $18m in research and program funding.