John Garbutt

Board Chair

John Garbutt

Board Chair

Nominated by the Stroke Recovery Association NSW, John is a stroke survivor. He is also a Board member of the Stroke Recovery Association.

John has held many senior management positions including NSW WorkCover Authority, Deputy Chairperson of the NSW Sporting Injuries Committee and as Principal Policy Officer – Strategic Policy and Reform Unit in the Premier’s Department.

John is a volunteer patient for medical students at the University of Notre Dame and the School of Physiotherapy at Newcastle University.

He is passionate about sailing and volunteers for Sailability. John’s vision for Health Consumers NSW is a united team effort to provide a voice for patients’ and their families’ and carers’ in the NSW health system.

John Garbutt