Adjunct Professor John Kelly AM

Adjunct Professor John G Kelly is the National CEO of the Heart Foundation. He started his role at the Heart Foundation in August 2016, which signifies a return to the heart health field after starting his career as a cardiac nurse. Most recently he spent four years as CEO of Aged & Community Services Australia and spent nine years on The Smith Family Board including five years as Chairman. He also has legal experience as a partner in national law firms, as well as academic appointments with the Sydney Nursing School at Sydney University and the Faculty of Health at University of Technology, Sydney. In 2009 he was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) as well as receiving the Alumni Award for Excellence from UTS. In 2010 John was appointed by the Federal Government as Commonwealth Aged Care Commissioner.

Adj. Prof. John will participate in the Healthy Ageing panel facilitated by Dr Norman Swan.

Monday Plenary Session 3, Healthy Ageing Panel, 4.15pm-5.00pm