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. 
  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 Lead: Jasjit Baveja, Associate Director, Policy

Member Name



Rebecca Cortiula (Chair and Board Director)Senior Managing Director AustralasiaVarian Medical Systems Australasia
Jack Lancaster (Board Director)Chief Executive OfficerEvolution Surgical
Sofia HernandezExecutive General Manager - OperationsLifeHealthcare
Michelle StewartGeneral Manager, Marketing and Digital Device Technologies Australia
Breanna PeckNational Marketing ManagerBaxter Healthcare
Beth RobertsManaging DirectorKLS Martin
Josh McLellanSenior Start Up Specialist, Surgical RoboticsMedtronic Australasia
Naeema MohamedDirector, Regulatory Affairs & Commercial Quality, ANZ Smith + Nephew
Alistair McKeonVP & MD ANZ & Southeast AsiaTeleflex Medical Australia
Julia EllisSenior Clinical Project ManagerJohnson & Johnson Medical
Sue HansfordManaging DirectorIntegra Lifesciences
Megan KeebleState Sales ManagerZimmer Biomet
Patrick CallananBusiness Unit Director Interventional Cardiology and Structural HeartBoston Scientific
Bronwyn CalvertHead of Sales, Wound Care ANZMolnlycke
Grace WoodsStrategic Partnership ManagerEdwards Lifesciences
Janie FonuaSenior Quality SpecialistArthrex Australia
Rupa VigneshCommercial Marketing ManagerBIOTRONIK Australia
Kylie PearceCorporate Account ManagerOlympus Australia
Elizabeth PettitManaging DirectorPettit Pharma & Device Search