4th fact


Of about 32,000 births each year in WA, approximately 2,800 are preterm and this figure is rising.

Board of Directors



Ms Rowena Smith
Head of Function
Resource Industry



Mr Wylie Collins
Resources Industry


Executive Director & Research Member

John P Newnham AM
Professor of Obstetrics
Head, School of Women’s & Infants’ Health,
Deputy Dean Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences,
The University of Western Australia 

Research Member

Professor Yee Leung
Head of Department of Western Australian
Gynaecological Service
Director Surgical Education,
King Edward Memorial Hospital for women
Professor at the School of Women's and Infants' Health

Research Member

Craig Pennell, MBBS(Hons) PhD(Dist) FRANZCOG CMFM
Raine Foundation Scientific Director, Western Australian (Raine) Pregnancy Cohort  
Certified Subspecialist in Maternal Fetal Medicine

Research Member

Professor Brendan Waddell
Deputy Dean, Faculty of Science
Professor, School of Anatomy, Physiology & Human Biology
The University of Western Australia 
Chairman, Scientific Advisory Committee

Mr Graeme Boardley
Executive Director
Midwifery, Nursing and Patient Support Services
King Edward Memorial Hospital


Mr Jim Davies


Mr Grey Egerton-Warburton
Head of Corporate Finance


Tony Walsh
Company Secretary and Head of Corporate - Atlas Iron Ltd


Katie Winterbourne
Founding Director - Lantegy Legal