Women in MedTech Committee


To drive and fulfil the WiMT mission.


  1. Achieve the goals of the WiMT mission as set out by the board.
  2. Maintain benchmark metrics on the current ratio of women in leadership positions within MedTech. 
  3. Lead the discussion towards the setting of an agreed and achievable target ratio of women in leadership positions by end of 2020. 
  4. Produce and disseminate tangible action plans companies may deploy to increase the female talent pool in their businesses and leadership positions. 
  5. Raise the profile and benefit of Women within the MedTech industry through targeted campaigns and events including annual awards. 
  6. Develop tools for companies to help with improving diversity. 


MTAA Secretary: Lee Grow, Professional Development Manager 

Member Name


Rebecca Cortiula (Board Director)

Varian Medical Systems

Diana Da Silva

Smith & Nephew

Kelly Turner

Boston Scientific

Novak Laforest

Olympus Australia

Yolanda Mallouhi

Edwards Lifesciences

Kristin Dale

Cook Medical

Lyn Davies

Tunstall Australasia

Eleni Spiridonis


Casey Duggan


Catherine Wood


Fiona Sheppard

Johnson & Johnson

Michelle Vrab

Terumo Australia

Naeema MohamedZimmer Biomet