Dr Jane Thomason



Dr Thomason established JTA International in 1999 and has successfully led its growth, building from an initial portfolio of aid programs to diversify into the mining sector and develop Australian operations.

Dr Thomason has worked extensively in Indonesia, PNG and the Pacific, Mongolia and the Philippines and has held executive roles in Australia and internationally, including: Chair of the Wesley Hospital Board; Chief Executive Officer of the Queensland Royal Children’s Hospital; Director of Women’s Health in Queensland; Senior Social Sector Specialist at the Asian Development Bank in Manila; Head of the Department Of Community Medicine at the University of PNG and Adviser to the Health Metrics Network Executive Board in WHO, Geneva.

She is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Queensland, and is currently a senior adviser to WHO on the Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health.


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