Dr Jean Murray

Dr Jean Murray

Dr Jean Murray

Current Executive Secretary for BPW Australia, Past BPW International Executive Secretary and Chair of the 2008-2011 Constitution Reform Taskforce.  Adjunct Academic in the Medical School, Flinders University SA and Facilitator of the leadership ethics topic for the University of Adelaide Executive Management course. Member of the Royal Adelaide Hospital Clinical Treatment Ethics Committee Executive Secretary, BPW Australia. Previously Board Director of the Australasian Association for Bioethics and Health Law.

Dr Jean Murray spent 20 years as a medical scientist occupying senior roles in metropolitan and country laboratories before becoming a government policy adviser. In 2001 she established the Ethics and Privacy Policy Unit of the SA Department of Human Services. Since leaving government in 2009, she has divided her time between her academic role in Health Care Management at Flinders University, writing national bioethics policy as a contracted expert consultant, and her roles on several boards.

Her role as the Principal Consultant, Ethico-Legal Reform for the South Australian Government entailed developing, reviewing and proposing amendments to policy and legislation at State and Commonwealth levels in ethically complex areas. Dr Murray has represented the SA government on national Health Ministers’ policy advisory groups in areas such as genetics, privacy, autopsies, organ donation, assisted reproductive technology, surrogacy, human cloning and embryo research. She has served as a Director on state and national health, bioethics and education boards, presented at bioethics conferences and been an active member of state and national bioethics organisations, including being elected as the inaugural Secretary of the Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law.

Dr Murray is active in women’s policy at state, national and international levels, having served on the South Australian Women’s Advisory Council and one of the Commonwealth’s Women’s Secretariats, and as a Trustee on the SA Women’s Trust. She has served at national and international levels as a Director on the Executive of BPW, a supportive network which advocates for business and professional women at the United Nations and to national governments, and has presented workshops around the world on organisational management and governance.

 

Past BPW International Executive Secretary and Chair of the 2008-2011 Constitution Reform Taskforce.  Board Director of the Australasian Association for Bioethics and Health Law Facilitator of the leadership ethics topic for the University of Adelaide Executive Management course. Member of the Royal Adelaide Hospital Clinical treatment Ethics Committee Executive Secretary, BPW Australia.

Dr Jean Murray spent 20 years as a medical scientist occupying senior roles in metropolitan and country laboratories before becoming a government policy adviser. In 2001 she established the Ethics and Privacy Policy Unit of the SA Department of Human Services. Since leaving government in 2009, she has divided her time between her academic role in Health Care Management at Flinders, writing national bioethics policy as a contracted expert consultant, and her roles on several boards.

Her role as the Principal Consultant, Ethico-Legal Reform for the South Australian Government entailed developing, reviewing and proposing amendments to policy and legislation at State and Commonwealth levels in ethically complex areas. Dr Murray has represented the SA government on national Health Ministers’ policy advisory groups in areas such as genetics, privacy, autopsies, organ donation, assisted reproductive technology, surrogacy, human cloning and embryo research. She has served as a Director on state and national health, bioethics and education boards, presented at bioethics conferences and been an active member of state and national bioethics organisations, including being elected as the inaugural Secretary of the Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law.

Dr Murray is active in women’s policy at state, national and international levels, having served on the South Australian Women’s Advisory Council and one of the Commonwealth’s Women’s Secretariats, and as a Trustee on the SA Women’s Trust. She has served at national and international levels as a Director on the Executive of BPW, a supportive network which advocates for business and professional women at the United Nations and to national governments, and has presented workshops around the world on organisational management and governance.