Our Board

Mr Andrew Arkell BCOM FCA FAICD F Fin – Chair

Mr Arkell has been a member of the CCQ Board of Councillors since 2004 and a member of the Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee (formerly the Management and Finance Committee) since 2001. Mr Arkell was appointed Chair of the Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee in 2012 and Chair of the Board of Directors in 2017.

Mr Arkell is a Business Development Director at QIC Limited (QIC). Since joining QIC in 1994, Mr Arkell has held senior finance, governance and client facing roles. Mr Arkell is a Chartered Accountant and is a former National President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (now Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand).


board_member_roger_travesMr Roger Traves QC BA LLB(Hons)(Qld) LLM(QUT) – Deputy Chair

Mr Traves is a member of the Cancer Council Queensland Management and Finance Committee and has been a Director of Cancer Council Queensland since 2011.

Mr Traves was admitted to the Bar in 1985 and was appointed Senior Counsel in 2003 and Queen’s Counsel in 2013.  Mr Traves has a broad based practice centred on commercial law but with experience in a range of other areas. They include administrative and public law, local government and planning law, valuation law and compulsory acquisition of land, professional liability, equity and trusts and succession. Mr Traves regularly acts as mediator in a wide range of disputes.

Mr Traves is a past President of the Bar Association of Queensland.


board_member_peter_dornanMr Peter Dornan AM DIP PHTY, FASMF Sports Physiotherapist

Mr Dornan has been a Director of Cancer Council Queensland since 2011.

Mr Dornan is a physiotherapist with more than forty five years’ experience in the field of sporting injuries and manipulative therapy.  He has been official physiotherapist for many international sporting teams, including the Queensland rugby team, the Wallabies and the Kangaroos.  He has also been an Olympic Games Advisor and Commonwealth Games physiotherapist.

Mr Dornan is also a prostate cancer survivor since 1996 and is the Founder/Convenor of the Brisbane Prostate Cancer Support Group.  His hobbies include sculpture and writing.


board_member_anita_greenDr Anita Green  MBBS MSPMED FRACGP FASMF FAICD

Dr Green was appointed member of the Cancer Council Queensland Board of Councillors in 2009 and has been a Director of Cancer Council Queensland since 2011.

Dr Green works at the University of Queensland Health Service (St Lucia Campus) as a general practitioner and is a visiting medical officer at The Prince Charles Hospital in the Cardiac Sciences Unit. She is an experienced medical educator, currently working as a part time Senior Lecturer with the University of Queensland School of Human Movements Studies.


board-member-Michael-McGuckinProfessor Michael McGuckin BSc, PhD

Professor McGuckin was appointed a Member of the Medical and Scientific Committee of Cancer Council Queensland in 2013 and was appointed a Director of Cancer Council Queensland in 2015.

Professor McGuckin is an NHMRC Principal Research Fellow and Deputy Director (Research) at the Mater Research Institute – The University of Queensland within the Translational Research Institute, Brisbane, where he leads the Mucosal Diseases Research Group.  He is an elected Councilor for the International Society for Mucosal Immunology and has served as the lead member of the Academy of the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council for Gastroenterology.

His research includes investigation of mucosal infection and chronic inflammation in the gastrointestinal and respiratory tracts with particular focus on the role of secreted and cell surface mucin glycoproteins in cancer and in host defense from infection and inflammation. He has a strong interest in the role of protein misfolding and ER stress in secretory cells in chronic inflammatory disease, including diabetes.


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Associate Professor Paul Davidson BSc(Hons) BD MBA DBA FAHRI FAICD

Associate Professor Paul Davidson was appointed Member of the Cancer Council Queensland Management and Finance Committee in 2008 and will serve on that committee until June 2015. He was appointed as a Director of Cancer Council Queensland on 19 May 2015.

Dr Paul Davidson was a clinical psychologist in a medical school and general hospital, and published several research studies in psycho-oncology. Since moving to the business world in 1988, he has served as CEO of a not-for-profit organisation, and has over 25 years teaching experience in the QUT Business School, where he is Associate Professor of Management. He is the author of several textbooks in management, and teaches in the field of Human Resources Management and Project Management.


Mr Steve Wiltshire

Mr Wiltshire is Executive Chairman of HoldenCAPITAL Group, a specialist construction finance consultancy specialising in the sourcing debt and equity solutions for the development sector.

Mr Wiltshire has over 41 years’ experience in Banking and Finance specialising in Real Estate advisory and finance disciplines including structured lending, joint ventures, investment, development, securitisation and syndication.

Mr Wiltshire’s previous roles include Executive Director ANZ Institutional Property Group overseeing the bank’s Queensland and Northern Territory investment and development exposures to its listed and major corporate clients and prior to that he was a Division Director and National Head of Portfolio Management with Macquarie Bank’s Real Estate Investment Group, where he spent 26 years in various senior roles specialising in Property advisory and finance.