Our Team

Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon resultsAndrew Carnegie

We have a great team at Monash Partners. If we can be of help with any Monash Partners’ issue, please get in contact with us.

Professor Helena Teede
MBBS, FRACP, PhD, FAHMS

Helena Teede is the executive director of Monash Partners and director of Monash Centre for Health…

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Research and Implementation at Monash University.

A senior endocrinologist and a National Health and Medical Research Council Practitioner Fellow, Helena has a highly competitive clinical and public health research and translation track record.

She has gained recognition both in Australia and internationally and held broad executive roles across academia, healthcare and non-government agencies, as well as working closely with government. Helena is strongly committed to collaboration and to integrating healthcare, research and workforce development to improve our health care system and the health of our community.

Dr Angela Jones
RN, PhD

Angela Jones is the chief operating officer for Monash Partners. A nurse by profession, Angela has more than 30 years’ experience in…

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the health sector having worked in senior clinical, management and academic roles in Australia, the USA and Singapore.

Angela is responsible for the operational and discipline-related activities of Monash Partners, building credible and enduring relationships with stakeholders and collaborators.

Mr Kurian Thomas
 

Kurian is a clinical research professional with more than 11 years’ global experience in clinical research operations, …

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project delivery, organisational leadership, change management and capability development in the biopharmaceutical industry. He joined Monash Partners as the clinical research facilitation lead, with a focus on facilitating, enabling and supporting a research ecosystem to increase clinical research activity. Kurian also runs training workshops on Good Clinical Practice.

Ms Gillian Chamberlain
 

Gillian is a marketing and communications specialist. Before joining Monash Partners, she worked with the Burnet Institute on the…

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Alfred Campus for around 11 years, mostly within the Public Affairs department as the marketing and communications manager. Gillian is responsible for Monash Partners branding and communications both internally and externally.

Ms Laura Robson

Laura is the Workforce Development Coordinator for Monash Partners. Before joining Monash Partners, Laura was a primary school teacher. …

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Laura coordinates all of the professional development opportunities and programs for the partnership and works closely with the Warwick Monash Alliance and Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation (MCHRI). Laura also manages the administration of the accredited Good Clinical Practice program, and works closely with the trainers.

Ms Rose Ansell

Rose joined the Monash Partners team in October 2017 as an Administrative Officer having previously worked in high-level Executive Assistant roles…

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 in Finance, HR and Banking sectors.  Rose is responsible for coordinating meetings, events and processing documents.

Ms Alison Johnson

Alison is the lead for our data-driven healthcare improvement project. She has thirty years’ experience in the healthcare sector as both a Physiotherapist and as a Manager. … 

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Alison will represent Monash Partners and work with the other Australian Health Research Alliance (AHRA) partners to improve health outcomes across Australia, through better use of data to reduce clinical variation, and improved data linkage and integration of data into clinical care.