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Department of Premier and Cabinet

Mr Graeme Lynch AM, Chair

In his role as Heart Foundation CEO since 2008 Graeme engages with all levels and layers of the Tasmanian community, with a focus on equity for improved health outcomes and raising funds to further the Heart Foundation’s purpose including medical research.

He also chairs a number of coalitions, collaborations and government advisory councils in the Tasmanian health sector. He has served on several public company Boards as chair and director, in both paid and voluntary capacities in the primary healthcare, wine and tourism sectors.

Graeme has a background in business with professional legal, accountancy, company director and commerce experience, as well as an interest in Tasmania’s economic development and tourism.  His interests outside business are wine, cooking, bushwalking and music.

“I am committed to influencing social and health policy that promotes healthy lifestyles, addresses the social determinants of health, and minimises chronic disease risk factors such as smoking, lack of physical activity and overweight and obesity.”