Nick Buckmaster is a pre-eminent staff physician in General Medicine and Director of General Medicine and Aged Care at the Gold Coast Health Service. He is co-lead of the Integrated Care working group of the RACP. He has a passion for system improvement and believes that changes to our health system configurations are critical to manage the health needs of our population. He has held previous roles in eHealth, IMSANZ and medical workforce in order to further these aims.
Suzanne Miller – CEO, Nexus Primary Health
Suzanne Miller is Chief Executive Officer of Nexus Primary Health and Deputy Chair of the Goulburn Regional Partnership for Regional Development Victoria. With a professional background in psychology, she worked in drug user research, youth justice and the public and private education sectors before making the change to rural and regional health in late 2002. Since then, she has been involved in managing regional primary health services and pursing equity of access for people living in rural and regional areas. She holds a Master in Public Health and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has a strong interest in the health benefits associated with a connection to nature.
Mike Roberts – Managing Director, UCLPartners Academic Health Science Networks
Professor Mike Roberts is Managing Director, UCLPartners Academic Health Science Networks (“AHSN”) and is part of UCLPartners’ senior leadership team. Mike has wide experience of working across primary, community and secondary care to improve patient-centred care. He has been Director of a number of programmes at UCLPartners since 2011, prior to becoming Managing Director of UCLPartners AHSN in 2019. He is an Integrated Care Respiratory Physician at Princess Alexandra NHS Trust, Professor of Medical Education for Clinical Practice at Queen Mary University of London, and Deputy Director at NIHR Applied Research Collaboration North Thames. He is also Associate Director Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation for the Royal College of Physicians of London. In the course of his role with UCLPartners, Mike has supported the delivery of a number of population health initiatives including the Health 1000 programme in outer north east London and the Atrial Fibrillation (“AF”) and Medicines Optimisation programmes in north central London, and mid and south Essex. Mike has wide experience of working across primary, community and secondary care to improve patient centred care. Mike has been Clinical Lead for the National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease audit programme since 2000 and led the European programme in 2010-2011. He is Associate Director Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation for the Royal College of Physicians of London.