Associate Professor Chris Pyke


After completing his surgical training at Mater Hospital in Brisbane, Chris undertook surgical fellowships at the Nottingham Breast Unit in the United Kingdom and the Mayo Clinic in the United States of America. On his return to Australia, Chris took up a position as senior lecturer with The University of Queensland and completed a PhD […]

Mr Vince Lagana

Board Member

Vince commenced his career at Arthur Young after having graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney with a Bachelor of Business degree, majoring in accounting and taxation in 1986. Vince is a Certified Practicing Accountant, a Certified Financial Planner and a member of the Taxation Institute of Australia. Vince joined Bongiorno in September 1989 and […]

Mr Nick Karagiannis

Board Member

Nick is a partner in HWL Ebsworth’s Corporate and Commercial team. Nick advises industry players in connection with the full spectrum of corporate actions, concentrating on financial services, energy & resources and engineering entities.  His corporate expertise includes mergers & acquisitions, equity finance and Corporations Act, Listing Rule and Takeovers Panel advice. Nick regularly advises […]

Mrs Karen Littlejohn

Board Member - Donor and Sponsorship Manager

Following a successful career as a surgical nurse, Karen brings a wealth of experience to the board. Karen understands the day-to-day pressures and the challenges faced by medical staff. She also has extensive experience with medical administration, data management and fund raising. Karen has dedicated much of her time in the pursuit of making a difference to […]

Dr Chantel Thornton

Board Member

Chantel is a specialist breast cancer surgeon specialising in the treatment of all benign and malignant breast conditions, including breast reconstruction, sentinel node biopsy, familial breast cancer and risk reduction surgery (skin sparing and nipple sparing mastectomy) and delivery of multi-disciplinary breast cancer care. She has a special interest in oncoplastic breast cancer surgery, a […]

Dr James Kollias

Board Member

Jim is a specialist breast surgeon who currently works as a senior consulting surgeon at the Royal Adelaide Hospital Breast, Endocrine and Surgical Oncology Unit and as a senior visiting surgeon at Breast Screen SA. He underwent postgraduate fellowship training at the prestigious Nottingham Breast Unit between 1994-1997, during which time he undertook his MD […]

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