The Pharmacy Guild of Australia comprises a National Council, National Secretariat, and Branches in all States and Territories.
National Secretariat operations focus on the following areas: Pharmacy Viability; Pharmacy Transformation; Engagement and Advocacy; and Corporate Governance and Services.
Branch activities centre on the day-to-day servicing of members in such fields as industrial relations, marketing, staff training, and product and economic information.
David Quilty was appointed Executive Director of the Pharmacy Guild in November 2012.As Executive Director he is a member of the Guild’s National Council. Before joining the Guild, David worked in a range of corporate executive and political advisory roles, as well as running his own consultancy and sitting on a number of boards.
Pam Price joined the Guild in February 2015 as the Group Executive Pharmacy Transformation. Pam previously held senior management positions in program manager, business improvement and transformation in the commercial and Government sectors.
Fiona Mitchell joined the Guild in 2001 and has responsibility for Community Pharmacy Agreement negotiation and implementation; development, and coordination of healthcare and pharmacy policy initiatives. Before joining the Guild, Fiona worked for a number of years in various executive level roles in the NGO sector. She has a biomedical degree, and post-graduate qualifications in Management and Research Methodologies.
Tony Allen joined the Guild in 2014 as Chief Operating Officer, before which he was the CFO at the Australian Communications and Media Authority. Prior to that he was the CFO and Company Secretary at TransACT Communications (a regional telecommunications company). Tony’s expertise lies in finance, strategy, risk management and governance. Tony also has built, owned and operated a plantation timber nursery, built workflow and activity-based costing models for the insurance industry, and held the position of Resort Accountant on Hamilton Island. He has also worked for Scotland Yard in its serious fraud squad.
Greg Turnbull joined the Pharmacy Guild as Communications Director in September 2008. Before coming to the Guild, Greg worked in television, radio and newspaper journalism, and also as a media advisor to Federal politicians.
Philip Chindamo joined the Pharmacy Guild in March 2016. Before joining the Guild, Philip worked in various economic analysis and advisory roles in the public and private sectors. He has a Bachelor of Economics (Hons, First Class), Master of Commerce (Hons, First Class) and Executive Master of Public Administration. He is studying for his PhD.