Ovarian Cancer Australia’s staff team dedicate a huge amount of both professional and personal time and energy to our vision.

Our CEO: Jane Hill

Jane has more than 20 years’ experience in the not-for-profit sector across health, education, telecommunications and finance.

Before Ovarian Cancer Australia, Jane was the CEO at Stride Foundation, an organisation dedicated to improving the physical, mental and social wellbeing of young people and their communities. In Jane’s earlier career she was the CEO of the Fight Cancer Foundation, a registered charity dedicated to saving lives of patients with leukaemia and other blood disorders. Jane’s experience also includes three years at KPMG within the Board Advisory Services Division.


Director of Finance and Business Services
Cindy Marcina

Office Manager
Rani Engineer

Administration Coordinator
Kara Handley

Accounts Officer
Helen Li

Director, Support Programs
Sue Hegarty

Support Coordinators
Hayley Russell
Vanessa Alford

Ovarian Cancer Support Program
Rosetta Hart
Di Kenneally
Nerida Morton
Bridget Bradhurst
Fiona Mitchell

Project Manager
Cyril Dixon

Director of Development
Deb Hallmark

Community Engagement – Project Manager
Ilana Sztal-Susman

Salesforce Administrator & IT Coordinator
Colleen Martin

Trusts and Foundations
Suzanne Grant

Director, Marketing and Communications
Josy Shaw

Marketing Manager
Laryssa Johnston

Partnership and Sponsorship Manager
Donnette Rushworth

Communications Specialist
Jen Van Ewyk

Communications Specialist
Veronica Perera

Digital Specialist
Jacqueline Adams

Cancer Prevention Communications Manager
Lisa Webbe

Genetic Counsellor
Belinda Creighton


Members of our staff team work in a full-time and part-time capacity.