Board of Directors


Mr Richard Davis

Independent Chairman


Mr Richard Davis joined the Group in June 2014 and is currently serving as a non-executive director of InvoCare and Australian Vintage (and Chairman of Australian Vintage). Richard worked for InvoCare for 20 years until 2008. For the majority of that time he held the position of CEO and managed the growth of that business through a number of ownership changes and over 20 acquisitions, including offshore in Singapore.

Prior to InvoCare, Richard worked in venture capital and as an accounting partner of Bird Cameron.

Richard holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney.


Mr Neil Broekhuizen

Non-executive Director


Mr Neil Broekhuizen is the Joint Chief Executive Officer of Ironbridge.

Neil has 23 years of private equity experience with Investcorp and Bridgepoint in Europe and Ironbridge in Australia. Neil has sat on the Ironbridge Investment Committee since inception and also represents the Ironbridge Funds on the Board of Bravura Solutions.

Neil is qualified as a Chartered Accountant and holds a BSC (Eng) Honours degree from Imperial College, University of London.


Mr Josef Czyzewski

Independent Non-executive Director


Mr Josef Czyzewski joined the Group in June 2014 and has over 30 years of experience in senior finance positions and significant experience in the health industry.

Josef has held the positions of CFO at Healthscope Limited, and more recently CFO/General Manager Strategy and Development at Spotless Group Limited following its takeover by private equity interests in 2012.

Josef has held various senior finance positions with BHP Billiton and served as a non-executive chairman of CSG Limited.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Newcastle and is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Mr Benjamin (‘James’) Thiedeman

Managing Director


Mr James Thiedeman joined the Group in 2009. James has spent the last 25 years working in healthcare in both the public and private sectors. Prior to joining the Group, he was the CEO of Noosa Private Hospital on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast and has held senior roles with Ramsay Health Care, Affinity Health, Mayne Health and Health Care of Australia. Before moving to the private health industry, James held senior policy and planning positions in the public sector.

James holds a Bachelor of Business (Health Administration) from the Queensland University of Technology and an MBA from Griffith University and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Ms Christina (‘Christy’) Boyce

Independent Non-executive Director


Ms Christy Boyce joined the Group in June 2014. Christy is also a director of Port Jackson Partners and a non-executive director of ASX Listed company, Greencross Limited and Oneview Healthcare.

Christy has over 20 years of management consulting experience in both Australia and the United States and has worked extensively with major corporations on corporate strategy. Prior to joining Port Jackson Partners, Christy spent 14 years with McKinsey and Company, where she was a partner. She holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney, a Masters of Management from the Kellogg Graduate School of Business (Northwestern University) and is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Dr Richard Henshaw

Executive Director


Dr Richard Henshaw has practised in the field of reproductive medicine in both the United Kingdom and Australia for the past 22 years.

Richard works as a Fertility Specialist for the Group and is the National Medical Director of Repromed. He previously worked for Monash IVF in Victoria.

Richard has served as Chairman of the IVF Medical Directors of Australia and New Zealand, and also on the Reproductive Technology Accreditation Technical Committee, which reviews the regulatory regime in place in Australia and New Zealand.


Management Team



From left to right: James Thiedeman (Group CEO), Professor Luk Rombauts (Group Medical Director), Anthony Gurney (General Manager Ultrasound), Professor Michelle Lane (Regional Manager), Tracey Scott (General Manager Victoria), Tom Sexton (General Manager Queensland), Tedd Fuell (Group Quality, Risk & Compliance Manager), Michael Knaap (Group CFO), Hamish Hamilton (General Manager South Australia & Northern Territory), Alan Pritchard (Group Chief Information Officer), Everard Hunder (Group Marketing Manager & Investor Relations), Amanda Mullins (General Manager New South Wales), Malik Jainudeen (Group Financial Controller)