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Our Board

The role of the Eye and Ear Board is to ensure the hospital provides the highest levels of specialist health care for all Victorians. By providing strong financial leadership, thinking strategically and fostering connections with like-minded health, education and community organisations, our Board ensures the Eye and Ear continues to be a world leader in our field.

Sherene Devanesen

Dr Sherene Devanesen
Board Chair

Dr Sherene Devanesen is the Chief Executive Officer of Yooralla. Before joining Yooralla in January 2014, Dr Devanesen was Chief Executive Officer of Peninsula Health. With over 30 years’ experience in the management of health services and medical administration, her experience has provided her with a strong reputation in consumer consultation and engagement, and in achieving quality outcomes for human and community services. 

Dr Devanesen is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators, a Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Service Management, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, a Fellow of the Hong Kong College of Community Medicine and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. 

 David Anderson

Mr David Anderson

Mr Anderson brings a wealth of experience in finance and audit. He has held senior finance positions within the Victorian Government over the past 20 years and has been Executive Director, Finance at Peninsula Health since 2002. David has a demonstrated commitment to the wider community and roles include being a current Fellow and Board member of Australian Health Services Financial Management Association (AHSFMA) and previously Treasurer of the Statewide Autistic Society (Vic).

Deb Colville

Deb Colville

Associate Professor Deb Colville brings a wealth of clinical experience to the Board, as practicing ophthalmologist and medical educator. She has published over 40 scientific papers, conducts research at the University of Melbourne’s Northern and Royal Melbourne Hospitals, undertakes regular sessional work as ophthalmologist at a number of hospitals, holds a current academic position at Monash University, has held a number of elected positions at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, and is currently on the RACS Women in Surgery Section Executive. She takes a keen interest in the promotion of women in medicine, including networking internationally. Her qualifications are MBBS PhD FRANZCO FRACS MPH Cert Ed. Dip Management. MAICD.

Roger Greenman

Mr Roger Greenman AM

Mr Greenman is the immediate past Chief Executive Officer and former Board member of Cabrini Health. He has an acute health background with considerable experience in hospital construction and redevelopment.

Linda Hornsey

Linda Hornsey

Linda is currently General Manager for Organisational Transformation at Vision Australia, a provider of services for people who are blind or have low vision. Previously, she was Secretary of the Department of Premier and Cabinet in Tasmania for nine years, has worked as a journalist and political adviser, and has many years experience in public administration. Linda has experience as a director of a number of statutory boards, including Western Health. She recently completed the Australian Institute of Company Directors Course.


Llewellyn Prain

Llewellyn Prain

Llewellyn Prain has worked as a commercial litigation lawyer and in senior roles at a number of Victorian government agencies. She is a past chair of the Western Region Health Centre and was an inaugural director of cohealth, one of the largest community health organisations in Australia. She is currently a director of Western Water and the Public Transport Ombudsman of Victoria. Llewellyn has a vision impairment and brings a strong consumer focus to the Board.