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Board of Directors

Diabetes Queensland has a passionate and driven Board, made up of individuals who are committed to improving the lives of Queenslanders living with, or at risk, of diabetes.

  • Craig Beyers

    President

    Craig has been a Diabetes Queensland Board member since November 2011. Craig's experience of having type 1 diabetes for more than 25 years provides him with a  first-hand understanding of the complexities and challenges facing people with type 1 diabetes. The knowledge and experience gained...

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  • Matthew Andrew

    Vice President

    Diabetes Queensland Board member since September 2017. Previously on the Board from November 2004 to November 2014.   Matthew first became interested in diabetes through his wife's involvement with Diabetes Queensland and it became clear that his skills could support the...

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  • Susann Holzberger

    Director

    Susann has been a Diabetes Queensland Board member since 2009. As a pharmacist with 30 years experience, Susann has owned a number of pharmacies. Susann has been involved with teaching in Pharmacy schools at UQ and QUT. She is currently a director on the Asthma Foundation of Queensland board....

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  • Matthew Taylor

    New Director

    Matthew is an Assurance partner at a global accounting firm, based in Brisbane.  He has over 14 years' experience auditing across a whole range of companies and industries within the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.    Matthew has a strong interest in corporate...

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  • Liam Byrnes

    New Director

    Liam has lived with type 1 diabetes for more than 20 years and has first-hand experience of the daily challenges this brings.  With a background in economics and law and substantial commercial and strategy experience, he has skills that translate directly to Diabetes Queensland.   Liam...

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