Structure and Governance

Board of Directors

RANZCR is a clinician led organisation and the Board of Directors is the overarching governing body. The Board has responsibility and oversight of:

  • Determining the RANZCR mission, purpose and strategic priorities
  • Ensuring legal and ethical integrity
  • Ensuring effective planning and performance
  • Strengthening programs and services
  • Ensuring effective communication with members
  • Ensuring adequate resources, protecting assets and providing proper financial oversight
  • Enhancing the College's public standing
  • Selecting, supporting and evaluating the Chief Executive Officer

The College Board has eight members comprising:

  • the President
  • the Deans of the two Faculties
  • the Chair of the New Zealand Branch
  • three elected Fellows
  • a co-opted person who is not a member of the College.




President Dr Lance Lawler, MBChB FRANZCR, PLD (Harvard) CDC Fellowship 1995; Board member since 2013 NZ
Dean, Faculty of Clinical Radiology Clinical A/Prof Sanjay Jenganathan, MBChB, M.MED, FRANZCR Fellowship 2003; Board member since 2019 WA
Dean, Faculty of Radiation Oncology Dr Madhavi Chilkuri, MBBS, MD, MPH, FRANZCR Fellowship 2010; Board member since 2019 QLD
Chair, New Zealand Branch Dr Gabriel Lau, MBChB (Otago), FRANZCR, EBIR; Board member since 2018 NZ
Elected Fellow Dr Brigid Hickey, MBBS DRACR FRANZCR Fellowship 1997; Board member since 2015 QLD
Elected Fellow Dr Peter Pratten, MB, BS (Hons Sydney) FRACP FRANZCR, FRCR (London) GAICD Fellowship 1984; Board member since 2014 WA 
Elected Fellow Dr Yvonne Ho, AAGM, MBBS (Uni of Melb), FRANZCR, FAANMS, GAICD; Board member since 2018 VIC
Non-Fellow Prof Vin Massaro, BA, PhD (Monash) Company Director’s Diploma, FAICD, FAIM, Hon FATEM, MACE; Non-Fellow Board member since 2014 VIC

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Back row L-R: Dr Gabriel Lau, Dr Madhavi Chilkuri, Dr Lance Lawler, Dr Peter Prattan 
Front Row L-R: Dr Yvonne Ho, Prof Vin Massaro, Dr Brigid Hickey, Clinical A/Prof Sanjay Jeganathan

The Faculty Councils

The College’s structure also includes:

 Faculty of Clinical Radiology  




President Dr Lance Lawler NZ 
Dean  Clin A/Prof Sanjay Jeganathan  WA 
Chief Censor  Dr Meredith Thomas SA 
Chief of Professional Practice A/Prof Dinesh Varma VIC
Elected Fellow A/Prof Ross O'Neil ACT
Elected Fellow  Dr Katherine O'Connor  NZ 
Elected Fellow  Dr Ronny Low WA
Elected Fellow  Prof Alan Coulthard  QLD
Elected Fellow Dr Rajiv Rattan  NSW
Elected Fellow Dr Gerard Goh  VIC
Elected Fellow Dr Lisa Sorger SA
Elected Fellow Dr Catherine Mandel  VIC
Trainee Member Dr Ben Addison  NZ
Consumer Representative Ms Jacqui Gibson   

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L-R: Dr Katherine O'Connor,Prof Alan Coulthard, Dr Gerard Goh, A/Prof Ross O'Neil, Dr Catherine Mandel, Dr Lance Lawler, Dr Lisa Sorger, Dr Meredith Thomas, Clin. A/Prof Sanjay Jeganathan, Dr Ben Addison, Dr Ronny Low, Ms Jacqui Gibson, A/Prof Dinesh Varma (Absent; Dr Rajiv Rattan)

Faculty of Radiation Oncology




President  Dr Lance Lawler  NZ
Dean  Dr Madhavi Chilkuri QLD
Chief Censor  A/Prof Margot Lehman  QLD 
Elected Fellow  Prof Michael Poulsen  QLD
Elected Fellow   A/Prof Sandra Turner  NSW
Elected Fellow  Dr Yvonne Zissiadis  WA
Elected Fellow  Dr Siddhartha Baxi QLD
Elected Fellow  Dr Keen-Hun Tai  VIC
Elected Fellow  Dr Carol Johnson  NZ
Elected Fellow Dr Johann Tang Singapore
Elected Fellow Dr Ziad Thotathil NZ
Elected Fellow Prof Liz Kenny  QLD
Casual Vacancy Dr Claire Phillips VIC
Co-opted Member A/Prof Jeremy Millar VIC
Trainee Member Dr Mihir Shankerl VIC
Consumer Representative Ms Lee Hunt   NSW
Others Dr Giuseppe Sasso TROG President

FRO 2018 web L-R: A/Prof Farshad Foroudi, Dr Nicholas Bucknell, A/Prof Margot Lehman, Dr Vanessa Estall, A/Prof Tom Shakespeare, A/Prof Sandra Turner, Ms Lee Hunt, Prof Michael Poulsen, A/Prof Dion Forstner, Dr Ziad Thotathil, Prof Liz Kenny, Dr Johann Tang, Dr Keen-Hun Tai, Dr Carol Johnson, A/Prof Raphael Chee, Dr Madhavi Chilkuri

Branches and Committees

The College’s structure also includes:

  • Branches in every state of Australia, the ACT, and New Zealand
  • Committees dedicated to specific areas of the College’s operations.

Senior Management Team

The Senior Management Team is responsible for overseeing the College’s operations.


Senior Manager


Chief Executive Officer

Natalia Vukolova

Natalia holds the degrees of Bachelor of Business Management and Master of Social Development, is an Associate Fellow of the Australian College of Health Service Management and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She has a strong background of management experience across public sector, health, charity and member-based not-for-profit organisations. Natalia’s vision for the College is as an agile expert-based organisation which works in partnership with consumers. Natalia joined in 2009 and has been heading the College since 2013.

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Senior Executive Officer, Faculties of Clinical Radiology and Radiation Oncology Mark Nevin

Mark has held several high-level positions in international peak membership bodies overseeing policy, strategy, regulation and government affairs, and has wide ranging experience of advocacy, policy development and implementation. His qualifications include a BSc Economics, MSc in Politics and Governance and certificates in leadership development. Prior to specialising in policy and advocacy, Mark worked as an optometrist, delivering front line care for over 10 years.

Mark joined RANZCR in 2014, initially heading up the Faculty of Clinical Radiology. In early 2018, he also became responsible for the Faculty of Radiation Oncology. Mark oversees the development and implementation of strategy, advocacy, government relations, policies and programs determined by the Faculty Councils.

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Head of Finance Jennifer Maher

Jennifer Maher has over 20 years’ experience including across a range of positions with experience in formulating business strategy, financial management, operations and change management. She has worked across various industries including Biomtech, Investment funds, Pharmaceutical and FMCG and before joining RANZCR, she served as a Chief Financial Officer and Finance DirectorJennifer holds a Bachelor of Business major in Accounting and is a member of CPA Australia since 1994.

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Head of Specialty Training Pamela Spoors

Pamela has worked in marketing for a number of years with educational and/or not-for-profit organisations. She has an Advanced Diploma in Business Management and a Graduate Certificate in Change Management, and in 2014 was a finalist as the Australian Institute Management, Not-For-Profit Manager of the Year. Pamela has been with the College since 2002 with primary responsibility for leading and coordinating the College’s Member Engagement and Services Unit programs. As Head of Specialty Training, Pamela is responsible for the College’s clinical radiology and radiation oncology training programs and associated examinations and assessments. Pamela was appointed to the Head of Specialty Training in 2015, previously holding the Head of Member Engagement role from 2009.

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Head of Information Technology Craig Horton

Craig has over 20 years’ experience working for professional services organisations with experience bridging information technology, business strategy, change management, operations and leadership, enterprise and solutions architecture, and application development. He has designed and implemented many complex business system strategies and architectures throughout Australia and New Zealand, UK and Europe. Over the past four years, Craig is Head of IT for RANZCR, he is responsible for providing IT leadership and co-ordination for all college IT functions. He supports the CEO in translating and realising business strategies and objectives into tangible IT initiatives. Craig was also a shortlisted nominee for the 2016 CIO50 Australia and named in the 2017 CIO100 New Zealand. Craig was appointed in 2014.

Craig Horton

Head of Standards Shona Dutton

Shona joined the College in May 2018 having formerly held executive posts with Federal and State Government and non-government healthcare agencies. Her experience includes strategic and operational planning, government relations, integrated healthcare, quality improvement, and research and evaluation. She has a Doctor of Philosophy and Master’s Degree in Public Health Research, with undergraduate qualifications as an Exercise Physiologist. Shona is responsible for establishing and renewing professional and practice standards for the College, in addition to supporting members through the professional development program which ensures members meet the requirements for Australian/New Zealand Medical Board/Council registration.

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Head of Member Engagement and Service Unit Munish Verma

An experienced and multi award winning, Senior Business Leader and Sales manager with a vast array of expertise, Munish has demonstrated success in technology (SaaS), education, healthcare and the finance sector. With skills in business planning, executive management, new business acquisition, product launches, government procurement procedures and executive account management he is a medical professional with a Masters Degree of Public Health (M.P.H.) with Health Care Management and Planning from University of Wollongong.

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Annual Report

The College’s Annual Report is published in September each year prior to the Annual General Meeting, which is held in October at the Annual Scientific Meeting.


View the 2017-2018 Annual Report here

View the 2017-2018 Financial Report here