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Our Board of Directors

Ms Joanne Quin BA (Hons), LLB (Hons) - Chair

Joanne holds a Bachelor of Laws with Honours from the University of Leeds, UK and a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from the University of Adelaide. She brings a broad range of skills and has 10 years’ experience in banking and finance. Joanne is also a member of Cure Brain Cancer Foundation’s Finance and Risk Management (FARM) Committee.

Mr Peter Butler AM RFD

Peter is a Partner of law firm Herbert Smith Freehills, and a former Managing Partner of Freehills. He is the Global Chair of Herbert Smith Freehills’ Pro Bono and Citizenship Program. He is a Director of the Starlight Children’s Foundation, and was the National Chair of Starlight Children’s Foundation for eight years. He sits on the Board of a number of other charities and not-for-profit organisations. He was President of Berry St Victoria (the largest secular children’s charity in Victoria), for more than 10 years. Peter was awarded a medal in the Order of Australia in 1998 and was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2017 for services to the community.

Ms Beverley Trivett

Beverley established The John Trivett Foundation in 1998 for brain tumour research, in memory of her late husband John Trivett. In July 2014, the John Trivett Foundation joined with Cure Brain Cancer Foundation and Beverley is now an active ambassador, benefactor and director, based in Queensland.

Ms Claire Clayton 

Claire is a director of Blue Seed Consulting Pty Ltd and is a seasoned change management practitioner with more than 13 years’ industry experience and a proven track record of delivering across large scale transformational change programs in complex environments. Claire is acknowledged for her strength in delivering change within the financial services and media industries.

Mr Michael Masterson 

Michael is Chairman of several private companies and Deputy CEO of EverEdge, specialising in highgrowth businesses and intangible assets, throughout New Zealand, the US, the UK and Australia. Michael is also Chair of Cure Brain Cancer Foundation’s Remuneration and Nomination Committee



Prof. Charlie Teo AM

Prof Teo was the Founder of Cure For Life, now called Cure Brain Cancer Foundation. In September 2017, Cure Brain Cancer Foundation and Professor Charlie Teo decided to pursue different strategic directions in our search for a cure for brain cancer, while both remaining deeply committed to this important cause. As such, Prof Teo and the Foundation are now completely independent from each other.

Meet the rest of the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation team