In her late thirties, Lili Gibson-Tesese was having difficulty falling pregnant. She consulted a fertility specialist and was shocked to learn she had endometrial cancer, also known as uterine cancer. Lili’s first thoughts were about whether she would ever become a mother. The standard treatment was a radical hysterectomy, which would rule out having children. Thankfully,…

“We need to talk – I have vaginal cancer.” These were words Mia never imagined she’d say. It was February 2015 and Mia had just been diagnosed. Two years on, she’s sharing her story about cancer and lymphoedema in the hope it will make a difference to other women.

When Professor Andreas Obermair was asked if he would commemorate the life of one of his former patients, Karen Lunney, during the Cherish Trek to Mt Everest Base Camp, he did not hesitate. “It would be an honour,” Andreas replied to her partner Dr Peter Best.   Bringing Karen Lunney’s extraordinary life into focus Karen,…

Prof. Andreas Obermair is a gynaecological oncologist based in Brisbane since 2003. He sees patients with proven gynaecological cancer or with symptoms suspicious for gynaecological cancer.

Leticia has been a volunteer non-executive director for Cherish since 2016. She is responsible for financial matters and ensuring Cherish delivers on its commitments to fund research into kinder treatments for gynecological cancer.

Haidee is responsible for overseeing the accounting operations at NEXTDC as the Chief Accounting Officer.

Director | Marketing & Media Experienced professional working in the marketing, media and creative communications industry for over 20 years. Passionate about client service, building relationships, and retention. Highly skilled in Marketing Strategy, Communications Strategy, Creative strategy and delivery, Digital Strategy, Research, Data Analysis and Business Science, Portfolio Management, Advertising, Integrated Marketing and Media strategy…

Anna leads the global legal activities at Megaport. She holds over fifteen years of corporate law experience working for large organisations in New Zealand and Australia.

I spent my working career in sales as a State Account Manager for Shell Petroleum in Victoria and consecutively Mars Confectionery in Queensland

Gerard has a diverse leadership background, with a broad and versatile skill set that spans people, specialist and general management gained mainly in complex aviation environments.