Dr Kathleen Cooke MMBS FANZCA FFPMANZCA
CO-FOUNDER AND MEDICAL LEAD
Dr. Cooke is co-founder of SKIP and the medical lead for our multi-discliplinary team. Dr. Cooke is a paediatric pain specialist who trained in Anaesthesia, then Pain Medicine through Fellowship at the Professor Tess Cramond Multidisciplinary Pain Unit. Dr. Cooke specialised in paediatric pain whilst consulting at the Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, USA. She has also worked in the United Kingdom and has visited various developing countries. Dr. Cooke is a member of the Queensland Regional Committee, Faculty of Pain Medicine. She also enjoys travel, tennis and horse riding.
Justin Hartley MPA
CO-FOUNDER AND BUSINESS DIRECTOR
Justin is co-founder of SKIP and Business Director. Justin has extensive experience in chartered accounting, management consulting and investment banking within Australia, New York and London. He has volunteered for several charities over the years including five years with the ‘Samaritans’ in the UK. Justin enjoys sport, travel, photography and adventure activities. He has a particular interest in memory where he has represented Australia, held a ‘Guinness World Record’ and most recently became ‘Australian Memory Champion’. Justin has recently completed a Masters in Public Administration at Harvard University.
SKIP DIRECTOR AND LEGAL COUNSEL
Bernard is an experienced Brisbane based commercial lawyer. He qualified as a Solicitor in 1984 and has practiced continually since then, mainly in the field of commercial law. He has been a member of the partnership of Cranston McEachern Lawyers since 1986 and is admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia. He has an active interest in corporate governance and the not for profit sector. He acts for and sits on the board of several not for profit organisations, including Protect all Children Today Inc (PACT), Kids Safe Queensland Inc and Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland Limited.