The Wolper Jewish Hospital Health Foundation was established in 2014 with the aim of funding health and wellbeing initiatives that will deliver clear benefits to the Jewish and general community.
The Foundation will consider applications from organisations for initiatives, programs, projects, services, equipment, capital purchases or any assistance that will create positive health and wellbeing outcomes for the benefit of the community.
Wolper Jewish Hospital Foundation Board
Mr Daniel Goulburn OAM
Hospital Immediate Past President & Director, Chair of Foundation Trustee Board
Accountant & Company Director
B.Ec FCPA FTI
• Member – Finance, Investment & Audit Committee
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 Andrew Cohen
Hospital Honorary Treasurer & Director, Director of Foundation Trustee Board
Investment Banker and Company Director
B.Comm (Hons, Tax), ACA
• Chair – 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.
Mr Richard Glass
Hospital President & Director, Director of Foundation Trustee Board
Advisor and Company Director
B.A (Hons), MBA, MAICD
• Ex Officio member – All Board Committees
• Chair – Remuneration 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 Vice President.
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.
Dr David Golovsky AM
Hospital Honorary Life Governor, Director of Foundation Trustee Board
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.
Dr Susan Hertzberg
Director of Foundation Trustee Board
MB.BS MHLaw. MBioethics. FACEM
Susan is a Senior Staff Specialist in the Emergency Department of Prince of Wales Hospital and Senior Medical Advisor to the Avant Mutual Group.
She joined the Wolper Jewish Hospital Health Foundation Board in 2014 to participate in the allocation of funding for projects that improve the quality of the lives of members of the Jewish and the wider community.
Susan also sits on the board of Montefiore Home, has previously been a Board Member of the Great Synagogue and has been a JCA host for over 30 years.
Ms Josephine Holland
Hospital Honorary Secretary & Director, Director of Foundation Trustee Board
• Chair – Community Partnership Committee
• Chair – Governance & Nominations Committee
• Member – Marketing & Branding Committee
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).
Dr Vivienne Milch
Director of Foundation Trustee Board
Medical Director, Cancer Australia
MBBS (Hons), MHPol, GAICD
Vivienne is Medical Director of Cancer Australia, where she provides clinical policy oversight to Cancer Australia’s initiatives, contributing to efforts to minimise the impact of cancer, address disparities, and improve the health outcomes of people affected by cancer in Australia. Vivienne is also the Medical Advisor to the Commonwealth Department of Health on cancer screening policy.
As a recipient of the Wolper Hospital’s excellent care both as a family member as well as a patient, Vivienne is passionate about the role of the Wolper as an institution of excellence, providing its patients with excellent patient-centred care and a greater understanding of the Jewish community. She joined the Wolper Jewish Hospital Health Foundation Board in 2020 to be involved in the consideration and determination of funding for initiatives that will contribute to the positive health and wellbeing of the Jewish and broader community.
Mr Nathan Shlesinger
Director of Foundation Trustee Board
National Health Consulting Leader, PwC Australia
• Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at the Australian Graduate School of Management
• Bachelor of Science/Psychology BSc/ BPsych (Hons.) at the University of New South Wales
Nathan is the National Health Consulting Leader for PwC Australia and provides advisory services across the continuum of the health and wellbeing industry.
With over 20 years of consulting experience, Nathan has worked across sectors including State and Federal public health, private health insurance and providers, pharma, and aged care and disability services. He has authored many thought leadership viewpoints on health within Australia and for the PwC global Health Research Institute.
Nathan has a passion for system redesign, capacity building and making our health system more patient centred, all of which he hopes to further advance through his role on the Wolper Jewish Hospital Health Foundation Board.
For over 60 years Wolper Jewish Hospital has provided excellent health facilities to both the Sydney Jewish and general communities.
Since its creation, the mission of the Hospital has been expanded to include involvement in many important health-oriented community projects.
In 2014, the Hospital Board formalised the expansion of its community program assistance by launching the Wolper Jewish Hospital Health Foundation thereby making a commitment to this area in perpetuity.