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


Lauren Barber (Chair and Board Director)


Chris Szeleczky (Board Director) 


Nicki Walsh  

Tunstall Australasia

Naeema Mohamed

Zimmer Biomet

Michael Keenan 

Medtronic Australasia

Eleni Spiridonos

Stryker Australia

Lyn Davies

Tunstall Australasia

Deborah Houston

Healthcare Professionals Group

Kelly Turner

Boston Scientific

Novak Laforest

Olympus Australia

Yolanda Mallouhi

Edwards Lifesciences

Kirstyn Pickering

Device Technologies

Kristin Dale

Cook Medical

Rebecca Cortiula

Varian Medical Systems

Sarah Gladman

Baxter Healthcare


Meeting dates for 2020: 

  • Tuesday 4th February 
  • Monday 6th April 
  • Tuesday 9th June 
  • Tuesday 4th August