Ms Wendy Machin
Experienced non-executive Director and Chair, Wendy Machin is the Chairperson of the Hunter New England and Central Coast Primary Health Network (PHN).
Wendy currently sits on Boards in the public, private and NFP sector. She is a Director of Heritage Bank, Golf Australia, Vice Chair of the NSW Nationals party and also operates her own beef cattle property on the mid north of NSW where she was born and raised.
Wendy’s early and formative years were in politics, serving 11 years in the NSW Parliament as Deputy Speaker of the House, a Minister and a Shadow Minister, along the way becoming the first Australian woman to have a baby in office as a Minister.
Prior to her Board career Wendy worked in-house as Director of Corporate Affairs in Australia’s largest funeral corporation, now known as InvoCare. She has also been the Executive Director of the Urban taskforce, an advocacy body for urban developers.