Our core team consists of our Centre Director, Dr Henry Cutler, who leads a dedicated team of seven research fellows.
The Centre reports to the Executive Dean of the FBE and its activities are overseen by an advisory committee made up of representatives that reflect our key focus areas of research. These include finance, health services, clinical services, government, pharmaceuticals and business services.
Dr Henry Cutler
Henry is the inaugural director of the Centre. Prior to joining MUCHE, Henry led the health economics team at KPMG, and was head of Sydney Health Economics and Social Policy Team for Access Economics. He also worked as a senior economic consultant at the Centre for Internal Economics for five years, and spent eight years in the debt, equity and derivative markets, both in Australian and the UK.
Mr Tony Coleman, retired actuary, Member Board AMP Limited
Prof John Boyages, A/Dean International & Engagement, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
Prof Stephen Brammer, Exec Dean, Faculty of Business & Economics
Mr Chris Crawford, retired, CEO of Northern NSW Local Health District
Ms Elizabeth de Somer, Director of Policy & Advocacy, Medicines Australia
Dr Maggie Haertsch, CEO, Arts Health Institute
Prof Simon Handley, Exec Dean, Faculty of Human Sciences
Mr Jim Hungerford, CEO The Shepherd Centre
Miss Catherine Lourey, Deputy Commissioner, Mental Health Health Commission of NSW
Mr Peter O’Byrne, retired, Managing Director, Austrade, Australian Hearing & Reckitt and Colman
Mr Peter Warne, Chair Macquarie Bank, Member ASX Board, Chair of ASX Clear (Futures) Pty Limited, and Director of Securities Exchanges Guarantee Corporation and NSW Treasury Corporation.
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Dr Henry Cutler
Phone: +612 9850 2998
Dr Zhiming Cheng
Phone: +612 9850 6021
Dr Yuanyuan Gu
Phone: +612 9850 2091
Dr Mutsa Gumbie
Phone: +612 9850 2997
Ms Emma Olin
Phone: +612 9850 1412
Dr Bonny Parkinson
Phone: +612 9850 2486
Dr Liz Schroeder
Phone: +612 9850 2468
Industry Advisory Committee
The Centre works closely with the Industry Advisory Committee (IAC) to ensure our approach to delivering applied research meets the needs of the health economy. In addition to the Executive Dean of Faculty of Business and Economics, Professor Stephen Brammer, and the Director of the Centre for the Health Economy, Dr Henry Cutler, the IAC is supported by the Faculty of Human Sciences through its Executive Dean, Professor Simon Handley.