Gavin Fox -Smith
Non-Executive Director

Gavin Fox-Smith

Gavin Fox-Smith joined the Champions of Change STEM Group in 2016 and is now a Member of the Champions of Change Health Group.

Over his 35 year career Gavin has been a leader and champion of Medical Technology in Australia/NZ and Asia. He has also played lead roles in Industry Bodies, Innovation Initiatives and Not for Profit Boards. Gavin is strong advocate for Gender Equality and Indigenous Engagement.

Gavin is currently CEO of Omnigon, a private Australian company in the Ostomy Care market. He is Chair of ANDHealth (Australia’s National Digital Health Initiative), Australian Co-Chair of the Health Technology Sector Group of the Australia/NZ Leadership Forum, Board Director for Bowel Cancer Australia and Board Director for SAN Foundation. Gavin is a proud member of the Champions of Change Coalition Health group, sits on SBE Life Sciences Council and serves as an Ambassador for Rotary Oceania Medical Aid for Children (ROMAC).

Previously, Gavin was Managing Director Australia/NZ and Vice President Asia Pacific for Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices, Chair of the Medical Technology Association of Australia, Governor of American Chamber of Commerce and Co-Founder/Chair of Macquarie Park Business Coalition (in partnership with United Way).

Gavin is a Graduate of Australian Institute of Directors.

Updates from the STEM and Health Group

Champions of Change STEM and Health

Gavin Fox-Smith is a Member of the Champions of Change STEM and Health Group which was established in 2016. The Group reflects the diversity of STEM and Health organisations representing our national scientific research and data institutions, universities, technology, and engineering enterprises, aged care, hospital and primary health care providers, medical device and pharmaceuticals producers as well as government and peak professional organisations.

The Champions of Change STEM and Health Group exists to achieve inclusive gender equality acting at organisation, sector and national levels disrupting the status quoin these traditionally gendered sectors to drive significant and sustainable change.