Wolper Jewish Hospital is an incorporated company limited by guarantee. It is a not-for-profit organization, has authority under the Charitable Fundraising Act 1991, and is endorsed as a deductible gift recipient under Subdivision 30-BA of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997. It is licensed as a Private Hospital in NSW under the Private Health Facilities Act 2007.

The Board of Directors is elected annually and is responsible for the general governance of the Hospital as well as maintaining the Hospital’s aims and objectives. The Board is bound by a constitution. All positions on the Board are held in an honorary capacity and is guided by various advisory committees.

Wolper Jewish Hospital’s By-Laws aim to ensure that all patients admitted to the Hospital receive appropriate care and to ensure a high level of professional performance by all practitioners authorised to practise in the Hospital.

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Wolper Jewish Hospital Board of Directors

Mr Daniel Goulburn OAM

Hospital President & Director, Chair of Foundation Trustee Board


Accountant & Company Director
B.Ec FCPA FTI

• Chair – Remuneration Committee
• Chair – Ad Hoc Governance & Nominations Committee
• Ex officio member – all other Hospital Committees

Daniel qualified as an accountant and was company director of recently sold family owned businesses in the packaging, plastics and printing industries.

He has served various communal organisations in the areas of health, education and sport in a voluntary capacity for 40 years. Apart from his roles at Wolper, Daniel is the Co-Chair of the Australian Council of Jewish Schools, a Governor and Trustee of Moriah College, Chair of the Australian Pancreatic Cancer Alliance and member of the World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition Steering Committee.

Daniel joined the Wolper Jewish Hospital Board in 2008 as he wanted to continue to contribute to communal not-for–profits after serving as Vice President, Honorary Treasurer and Board Member of Moriah College (1992-2005) and holding various voluntary positions in Maccabi for many years prior.

Mr Richard Glass

Hospital Vice President & Director, Trustee Director of Foundation


Advisor and Company Director
B.A (Hons), MBA, MAICD

• Chair – Marketing & Branding Committee
• Member – Finance, Audit & Investment Committee
• Member – Community Partnership Committee
• Member – Ad Hoc Governance & Nominations Committee

An experienced business executive, Richard has over the last 30 years held COO/CEO roles within ASX Top 50 companies and unlisted public companies. He now advises clients on strategy and mentors CEOs, helping them to develop their businesses. He also sits on the Advisory Boards of a number of unlisted public companies.

Richard has been a Board member of Wolper Jewish Hospital for 16 years and has served as Hospital Honorary Secretary and as Vice President for the past 4 years.

He joined the Board in order to contribute to the community whilst gaining an understanding of the not-for-profit sector. Wolper particularly interested him due to its excellent reputation and uniqueness as a Jewish hospital in Australia. He also felt an affinity for the medical field as his father was a physician who served on the medical boards of a number of hospitals.

Mr Mark Hadassin

Hospital Honorary Treasurer & Director, Trustee Director of Foundation


Accountant
B Com, LLB, LLM

• Chair – Finance, Audit & Investment Committee
• Member – Remuneration Committee
• Member – Community Partnership Committee

Mark is a partner at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and national leader of Deloitte’s Business Tax Services group.

He has been a Board member of Wolper Jewish Hospital for 5 years including 3 years as Honorary Treasurer. Mark has also been a Board member and Honorary Treasurer of Emanuel Woollahra Preschool and provides pro bono services to Emanuel Synagogue.

Mark joined the Wolper Jewish Hospital Board in 2013 as he wanted to use his professional and personal experience to contribute to the ongoing growth and development of the Hospital.

Mr Andrew Cohen

Hospital Honorary Secretary & Director


Investment Banker and Company Director
B.Comm (Hons, Tax), ACA

• Member – Community Partnership Committee
• Member – Finance, Investment & Audit Committee
• Member – Remuneration Committee

Andrew is a skilled business executive with over 30 years experience as a chartered accountant. He specialises in the provision of corporate advisory and investment banking services to both Australian and international companies. He has had extensive engagement with both public and private company boards on commercial transactions including regulatory, legal, taxation and corporate governance matters, as well as performing company secretarial duties.

Andrew joined the Wolper Jewish Hospital board in August 2016, wanting to make a contribution to the not for profit sector working with an organisation that provides healthcare services to the community and which has wonderful team members.

Dr Philip Redelman

Hospital Director and Chair Medical Advisory Committee


Palliative Care Physician
MBBS, FRACGP, FAChPM

• Chair – Wolper Jewish Hospital Medical Advisory Committee

Philip started his medical career as a GP and in 1980 became an accredited Visiting Medical Officer to Wolper Jewish Hospital. During the 1990s he shifted his professional focus to the area of palliative care. Today he is one of two palliative care consultants accredited to Wolper as well as the Chair of Palliative Care Services at St Vincent’s Private Hospital.

Philip joined the Wolper Jewish Hospital Board in 2006, holding the Vice President position from 2007 – 2010 and has chaired the Medical Board, now the Medical Advisory Committee, since 2007. He has also been involved with JCA and UIA.

Dr Lesley Andrews

Hospital Director


Cancer Genetics Clinician
MB.BS., M.Med.

• Appointed to the Wolper Board November 2017
• Member – Community Genetics Advisory Committee
• Member – Community Partnership Committee

Lesley was a general practitioner for 12 years before completing her Masters degree in genetics. She joined the first Hereditary Cancer Clinic in Australia at Prince of Wales Hospital in 1997, and is now the Head of that department. Lesley also provides care for families at risk of inherited cancer at St George and Wollongong Hospitals. Most recently, she has established JeneScreen, a project to enable all members of our community to undergo online testing for BRCA genes.

Lesley’s communal involvement began with the Moriah pre-school P&F, of which she was President in 1991 and was Treasurer of her group in the National Council of Jewish Women of Australia (NSW). As a director, Lesley plans to work to ensure the Hospital’s excellent reputation continues. Additionally, she welcomes the opportunity to support the expansion of Wolper’s genetics program.

Dr David Ende

Hospital Director


Urologist
MB.BS., PhD, FRACS (Urol)

• Alternate Board Representative – Medical Advisory Committee

David is a Urologist with current appointments at St Vincent’s General Hospital, St Vincent’s Private Hospital and Clinic, Norwest Private Hospital, Blacktown Hospital (South Western Area Health) and Westmead Private Hospital.

David joined the Wolper Jewish Hospital Board in 2016. Having operated in the Wolper surgical theatres in the early years of his career, he was motivated to do so to ensure clinicians are given the tools and backup to provide the high level of care for which the Hospital has come to be known. David says he is “very grateful for the support of the Hospital in those early days and believes it a privilege to be able to now support the Hospital in its current form.”

Mr Daniel Goldberg

Hospital Director


Lawyer
BSc, LLB

• Chair – Community Genetics Advisory Committee
• Member – Community Partnership Committee
• Member – Ad Hoc Governance & Nominations Committee

Daniel is a partner at Addisons where he practises in corporate finance and financial services law. He advises public and private companies and funds on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, financing and a broad range of other transactions.

He is also a member of Council of Glaucoma Australia, Inc and has served as Honorary Secretary of Glaucoma Australia, Inc. since 2016.

Daniel has been a Board member of Wolper Jewish Hospital for 8 years. With a wife and father in the medical profession, Daniel has long had an interest in healthcare and was keen to use his professional and business experience to assist communal organisations.

Ms Josephine Holland

Hospital Director, Trustee Director of Foundation


Solicitor
BEc LLB

• Chair – Community Partnership Committee
• Member – Marketing & Branding Committee
• Member – Ad Hoc Governance & Nominations Committee
• Nominee of National Council of Jewish Women of Australia (NSW)

Josephine was a solicitor for over 8 years in private practice at a Sydney top tier firm, working primarily in the health sector acting for clients in both the regulatory and corporate environment.

Josephine was a director of the National Council of Jewish of Women Australia (NSW) for over 12 years and both director and Chair of MUM FOR MUM NCJWA for seven. She has also advised a number of other smaller communal organisations as they took the early steps of establishing their legal and governance framework. Josephine is currently a volunteer with the Friendship Bakery.

Josephine has been a Board member of Wolper Jewish Hospital since 2009 as a nominee of the National Council of Jewish Women of Australia (NSW).

Mr Eric Lowenstein

Hospital Director


Lawyer and Company Director
BBA LLB, MLM, MBA

• Member Finance, Investment & Audit Committee
• Member Marketing & Branding Committee

Eric is the Chief Executive Officer of Tego Insurance, an insurance company offering medical indemnity insurance for doctors in Australia. Prior to founding Tego, Eric’s career spanned both insurance and legal services.

After his participation in the Observership Program, Eric was invited to join the Wolper Jewish Hospital Board in 2014. Having young children, Eric believes it is essential to demonstrate the importance of volunteering in order to motivate the next generation to follow the same path. He also believes Wolper is a wonderful ‘bridge’ between the Jewish and non-Jewish communities, with the many non-Jewish patients leaving the Hospital with a much better understanding of Judaism and the special nature of our community.

Ms Jessica Newman

Hospital Director


Lawyer
BCom, LLB (Hons), MBA (Technology) with Excellence

• Member Marketing & Branding Committee
• Member – Ad Hoc Governance & Nominations Committee
• Nominee of National Council of Jewish Women of Australia (NSW)

A Senior Associate in Technology, Media and Telecommunications working with MinterEllison, Jessica also provides pro bono legal services to a number of organisations. She is a Senior Lawyer for the Homeless Persons’ Legal Service.

Jessica has volunteered with a number of organisations including the National Council of Jewish Women (NSW), JCA Project Giving, Kids Giving Back and the Professional Women’s Forum. She was awarded the 2016 B’nai Brith and JNF Jewish Change Makers Young Adult award for contribution to the Jewish Community.

Jessica has been a Board member of Wolper Jewish Hospital for 3 years as a nominee of the National Council of Jewish Women of Australia (NSW).

Professor David Sonnabend AM

Hospital Director


Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBBS, MD, BSC (Med), FRACS, FA Orth A

• Board Representative – Medical Advisory Committee
• Member Finance, Investment & Audit Committee

David is Professor Emeritus at the University of Sydney, where he was Professor of Orthopaedic and Traumatic Surgery from 2001 until 2016. He has an honours degree in biochemistry and graduated in Medicine in 1972. His clinical interests relate to shoulder surgery and arthritis.

David joined the Board of Wolper Jewish Hospital in 2013 bringing with him a wealth of experience in the area of orthopaedic surgery. As the Board Representative on the MAC he provides invaluable advice on all clinical matters./p>

Wolper Jewish Hospital Honorary Life Governors

Dr David Golovsky AM

Honorary Life Governor, Trustee Director of Foundation


Urologist
MBBS, FRCS, FRACS

David is a senior urologist and male infertility specialist. Among other distinctions, he is Past Chairman of the Department of Urology and the Division of Surgery at St Vincent’s Hospital, Past President and founder the NSW Fellowship of Jewish Doctors and a member of the JCA Communal Awards Committee.

David’s involvement with Wolper started 40 years ago when he was a young urologist operating in Wolper’s operating theatres. He was appointed to the Medical Executive Committee (MEC), now the Medical Advisory Committee, in 1985 and served for over 32 years.

David was appointed as a director of Wolper Jewish Hospital and became Chair of the MEC in 1994, serving in this capacity for 10 years. David became Vice President in 1997 and served in that capacity for 12 years. He served as President from 2009 – 2014 and was appointed Honorary Life Governor of Wolper in 2016.

Mr Graham Einfeld OAM

Honorary Life Governor, Trustee Director of Foundation


Chartered Accountant
BCom (NSW) FCA

Graham was a partner of ESV Chartered Accountants for 25 years and has been a Consultant to that firm for the past 10 years specialising in superannuation and retirement planning.

He joined the Wolper Jewish Hospital Board in 1994 and held the positions of Treasurer for 11 years and President for 5 years.

Graham has also held leadership positions with Maccabi, served as Treasurer and Vice President of the Moriah College Board, Treasurer of JCA and was a Board Member of Jewish House from 2014 – 2017.

Mr Murray Landis

Honorary Life Governor


Solicitor
BA LLM (Syd)

Murray has been a partner of K&L Gates for nearly 40 years specialising in corporate and commercial law as well as mergers and acquisitions.

Murray joined the Wolper Jewish Hospital Board in 1984, where he served as Vice President from 1988 – 1998 and President from 1999 – 2004. Murray says, “It has been an honour and privilege to have worked with so many fine people at Wolper and, as an Honorary Life Governor, to look back with great pride on what we have achieved.”