There are three Committees operating under the Board, each with a Chairman and consisting of several Board Members and, when necessary, co-opted members of the community with a special expertise and/or interest in macular disease. All Committees have terms of reference approved by the Board and meet quarterly.
Audit and Risk Committee
The role of the Audit and Risk Committee is to oversee and enhance the credibility of the financial reporting process, external audit process, the risk management process, the internal control framework of the Foundation and review related party transactions.
The Audit and Risk Committee comprises Neil Wykes (Chairman), Ashley Chapman, John Fenwick, Robert Kaye and Paul Rogan.
The role of the Medical Committee is to provide medical expertise, guidance and advice to the Foundation.
The Medical Committee comprises Associate Professor Alex P Hunyor (Chairman), Dr Amanda Greaves, Dr Alex Harper, Associate Professor Wilson Heriot, Dr David Hilford, Associate Professor Anthony Kwan, Dr Tharmalingam Mahendrarajah, Professor Paul Mitchell, Dr Grant Raymond, Associate Professor Nitin Verma, Associate Professor Peter van Wijngaarden and Associate, Professor Dimitri Yellachich.
The role of the Research Committee is to oversee and provide guidance on the Foundation's Research Grants Program.
The Research Committee comprises Associate Professor Nitin Verma (Chairman), Associate Professor Anthony Kwan, Imelda Lynch and Dr Peter van Wijngaarden.