Heart Support Australia appoints new Patrons

Heart Support Australia is currently entering a new era of rapid expansion and growth across Australia. As
a part of the strategic goal to grow the organisation over the coming months, there is an important need
to have a stronger relationship with prominent Australian leaders in the field of cardiovascular disease to
enhance and champion the work being done by Heart Support Australia to assist patients living with heart

We are pleased to announce our new Patrons for Heart Support Australia for the next two years and are
thankful for their support of our organisation and the work we do.
o Prof Clara Chow AM
o Prof Gemma Figtree AM
o Prof Robyn Gallagher
o Prof Jeroen Hendriks
o Prof Stephen Nicholls
o Prof Julie Redfern
o Prof Prash Sanders
o Dr Ross Walker

Our Chief Executive Officer Dr Christian Verdicchio is delighted to have such a high calibre group of
individuals being patrons of Heart Support Australia.

“On behalf of Heart Support Australia, we are delighted to have such an amazing list of individuals who
have all played a leading national or international role in heart disease, and it just goes to show how well
respected Heart Support Australia is by the leaders within our field.

“I look forward to growing Heart Support Australia over the coming months and am thankful for the
support our patrons have given us to go ahead and continue the amazing work our team does to assist
those patients living with heart disease.”

The Chair of Heart Support Australia, Rowley Tompsett, echoed the Chief Executive Officer’s comments:

“I am delighted so many of Australia’s prominent cardiac specialists have agreed to support the mission of
Heart Support Australia. I thank them for their support and look forward with working with them to
provide peer support to those many Australians and their families whose lives have been impacted by a
cardiac event.”

Heart Support Australia appoints new Patrons