Glenys Beauchamp (pictured right), a retired federal department secretary, and Aliza Knox (pictured left), Woman of the Year IT 2020 (Asia), have been appointed by Tanarra Capital to the Health Metrics’ Board.
Tanarra Capital, the new majority owner of Health Metrics, a leading provider of software solutions to the aged care sector, said the pair will add significant technology and public policy expertise, which will “help support and drive the strategic direction of the business”.
Glenys Beauchamp is the former Secretary of the Commonwealth Department of Health and has over 35 years in the public service, who we reported retired from the public service in January last year. She has worked at the Commonwealth level across various social policy areas and for the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Ms Beauchamp has also worked at the operational level within the ACT Government having been a deputy in departments of Health, Disability, Housing and Community Services. She is a Board Member of the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare and Industry Innovation and Science Australia.
“Glenys shares the company’s philosophy that clinicians, carers, health and aged care providers and families need transparent information to enhance the quality of care in the sector and is passionate about improving the effectiveness of services in the sector following the Royal Commission into Aged Care. Glenys’ experience and skill set will be vital for the Company in realising its ambition to improve the quality of care outcomes across the aged care sector. Health Metrics is well placed to offer insights and contribute to the development of a national aged care data asset given its datarich history.”
Aliza Knox, a member of Chief Executive Women, is the former Head of APAC at Cloudflare and former VP of APAC for Twitter Asia Pacific, having joined Twitter after building and managing significant businesses for Google in APAC and Visa International in the US. She is currently a senior advisor to The Boston Consulting Group, a Non-Executive director of Tyro Payments in Australia and a Non-Executive director of Healthway Medical Group in Singapore.
“Aliza has relevant experience in optimising operations and customer engagement for fast-growth technology businesses and will especially assist Health Metrics in scaling to become a world-class software business,” said Tanarra Capital.