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Dr Paul Scown Board Chair

Paul was elected as Nexus Primary Health Board Chair November 2014. From 2000-2005, Paul was the Chief Executive of Melbourne Health, which includes the Royal Melbourne Hospital, for 4 1/2 years. He is currently a Board Director of Nexus Primary Health and has been a Board Director of Bio21 Australia Limited (2001-2005), The Walter & Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research (2002-2005), The Royal Melbourne Hospital Foundation Limited (2003-2005), Health Roundtable (1996-2005), National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) (2002-2004) and Chairman, Victorian Healthcare Association (VHA) (2004-2005)

Mr Bob Eagle Chair – Governance Committee

Robert “Bob” Eagle was appointed to the Nexus Board in 2013. He chairs the Governance Committee and is a member of the Audit and Risk Management Review Committee. Bob was admitted as a lawyer in Melbourne in 1969 and has practiced in a variety of city, suburban and outer-suburban locations in Victoria, as well as for a decade in Broome, Western Australia, where he was a Director of a State Corporation. Because of the differing environments in which he has practised, he has had a broad range of legal experience, and has been involved with a number of community and social organisations.


Ms Marie Gerrard Chair – Clinical Governance, People and Culture Committee

Marie was appointed to the Nexus Board in 2015, she chairs the Clinical Governance and Workforce Committee.
Marie has a background in medical science working in public health areas, particularly in infectious diseases. She has been working for 23 years at the Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratories, (VIDRL). During this time she was High Security Scientist, Deputy Safety Officer responsible for safety training for new staff. Marie was Chair of the WHO West Pacific Centre for Biosafety, a committee member on the Australian Society for Microbiology standing committee on Biosafety and a Committee member on the review of the Australia New Zealand Standard "Safety in Laboratories, Microbiological and Containment Aspects.

Mr Gordon Hastie

Gordon was a valued Director of Nexus Primary Health Board. Gordon joined the Board in March 2012, bringing over 40 years' experience in business management. He was Treasurer and Chair of the Audit and Risk Management Review Committee during this time. Gordon will be dearly missed by all staff at Nexus Primary Health.

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