Bob Davis (Director)
Bob Davis is the Chief Executive Officer of Maari Ma Health, an Aboriginal community controlled health organisation dedicated to improving health outcomes for communities in the far west region of New South Wales with a special focus on Aboriginal health. He has over 30 years’ experience at Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director level in Aboriginal health in Government and non-Government organisations in NSW and Cape York, Queensland.
His previous appointments include Chief Executive Officer of the Biripi Aboriginal Health Corporation, the Cape York Health Council and the Partnership for Care Aboriginal Coordinated Care Trial and held senior positions with the former National Aboriginal and Islander Health Organisation, the Aboriginal Health Research Council of NSW, Director Of Aboriginal Health in the Mid North Coast Area Health Service and more recently Chief of Staff at the Redfern Aboriginal Medical Service. In 2007 he joined the NSW Aboriginal Land Council and became Director of Land Policy and Research prior to being appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Maari Ma Health.
He has been a director on many local, state, national and international boards including the International Healing Our Spirit Worldwide Council (Canada), Aboriginal Hostels Ltd (Australia), Deputy Chairperson of Murdi Paaki Housing Company, Orana Haven Rehabilitation Centre, Far West Medicare Local Advisory Board, Chairperson Far West Regional Development Australia Board, Manning/Great Lakes Area Health Service and Chairperson International Steering Committee for the Healing Our Spirit Worldwide (Sydney).
He is currently a Director of the Western PHN (Primary Health Network), the Far West Academy of Sports, a Lay Member of the Health Professional Councils Authority and a Board member of CareWest
He is a Dhungutti man from the north coast of NSW.