Mathew Cherian

Group Managing Director of Global Health

Mathew has had a great interest in technology his entire career and has worked in the industry since 1981.

Global Health, formally known as Working Systems Software Pty Ltd was established in Perth, Western Australia in 1985. Mathew was appointed CEO and Managing Director of the company in 2002, where he re-focused the group to service the healthcare sector.

The initial phase of this project culminated with the re-branding of the company as Global Health Limited.

Mathew plays an active role in product strategy and the development of overseas markets. His passion for an integrated and connected healthcare eco-system and patient-centricity has been a major driver in the strategic direction of Global Health.

Grant Smith

Independent Chairman of Global Health

Appointed as a Director in 2013 and Chairman in 2022, Grant has had great involvement in the private hospital and general private health sector throughout his career. He established an independent funds management group and floated Hospitals of Australia, which owned and operated a number of hospitals throughout Australia, and was the first healthcare investment fund in Australia.

Grant was intimately involved in the building of a number of hospitals including Strathfield Private, Southern Highlands Private Hospital, Port Macquarie Hospital and the refurbishment of a number of other healthcare facilities.

He developed and built the Medica Centre and opened the first digital private surgical hospital in Australia. Grant is currently involved in the development of a number of new hospitals and is also involved in utilising digital technology to generate productivity for the healthcare sector.

Karen Corry

Chair of the Audit and Remuneration Committee of Global Health

Appointed as a Director in 2021, Karen is an experienced board director and business leader with a background in digital health and technology, consulting and finance. Previously a partner at KPMG Consulting, she is a qualified chartered accountant and has worked globally, including KPMG London.

In her consulting career she has led strategic planning and transformational programs and has been responsible for business development and growth. She established a consulting company, Delta Management Consulting, achieving success during the health sector’s transitional period of embracing digital technology and electronic medical records.

Karen is a non-executive director at Peninsula Health, Holmesglen Institute, ACMI (Australian Centre for the Moving Image) and Chair of the Australian Community Support Organisation (ACSO).

Steven Pynt

Independent Non-Executive Director of Global Health

Appointed as a Director in 2000, Steven is an independent Non-Executive Director and was previously Chairman of Global Health.

In previous roles, Steven was a Director of the Perth legal firm McDonald Pynt which he established in 2003. His main area of practice is in commercial law including corporations law, revenue law and contracts.

He was a member of the Racing Penalties Appeals Tribunal from 1995-2007, Deputy Chairman and then Chairman of the Commercial Tribunal of Western Australia from 1994-2004 and taught Ethics and Professional Responsibility to Articled Law Clerks from 1994-2005.

Steven is a non-Executive Chairman of two other listed public companies, Non-Executive Director of another, and Chief Executive Officer of Muzz Buzz Franchising Pty Ltd, Australia’s largest specialty drive-through coffee business.

Steven Strange

Independent Non-Executive Director of Global Health

Appointed as a Director in 2022, Steven brings over 30 years of leadership experience to the Board at Global Health at a very opportune and pivotal time, where the Company seeks to significantly grow its business both domestically and in its positioning in the Asia Pacific Region.

Steven is a full member of the Australian Computer Society (MACS), Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD) and holds Computing and Law qualifications from Monash University including a master’s degree in Information Science.

Steven was the Founder and Executive Director of Health Metrics (HM) a leading provider of software solutions to the aged care sector. He also recently successfully completed the sale of HM to Private Equity interests.

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