Vanessa was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Doctor Care Anywhere on 16 September 2020. She is an experienced board director, strategy management consultant, investor and founder in innovative, early-stage and digital companies. This includes being Chair of AMP Capital Ltd (from 2016 to 2018) and Drop Bio Pty Ltd (from 2018 to present]) and Managing Director of Miscamble Forrest Pty Ltd as well as holding various senior positions at Global Board of Booz & Company (described below), Wesfarmers Ltd and SEEK Ltd.
Vanessa spent more than 25 years at Booz & Company as a Senior Partner and Executive Chairman in Japan, and a Director of several Asian entities of the business. She led the Financial Services Practice in global markets and the strategy practice in Australia. She has extensive experience in post-merger integration, risk management and supporting leadership teams with their strategies and operational delivery.
In the health care sector, Vanessa spent years as a consultant supporting providers across Australia and has been an investor in disruptive, innovative health care business for the last 15 years. More recently, Vanessa has worked with global life and health insurers and early stage ventures building data analytic capabilities and integrating biotechnology and data to define new health care solutions.
Vanessa holds the following qualifications; Bachelor of Commerce (UNSW), MBA (IMD Switzerland), MiT Sloan School of Management and Executive Certificate in Strategy & Innovation. She is also currently undertaking the MiT Engineering School’s Professional Certificate Program in Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence. Vanessa is a Member of the UNSW Business School Advisory Council and a Member of the Australian Chamber Orchestra Chairman’s Council.