Chief Executive Officer – VicHealth
Jerril Rechter is the CEO of VicHealth in Victoria, Australia. She has extensive leadership experience across government and not-for-profit sectors.
A World Health Organization Advisor and Chair of the International Network of Health Promotion Foundations, Jerril is also a past and current member of numerous boards and committees in government and not-for-profit sectors. These include the Western Bulldogs Football Club, several Victorian Government ministerial committees including Chair of the Justice Health and Ministerial Advisory Committee and member of the Inquiry into Women and Girls in Sport and Active Recreation.
She regularly presents at conferences and events in Australia and internationally regarding health promotion and innovations to improve health and wellbeing.
Jerril is a recipient of Fellowships from the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust, Australia Council, Harvard Club of Australia and the Australian Davos Forum-Future Summit. In 2015, she was named Victorian winner of the Government and Academia category at the prestigious Telstra Victoria Business Woman of the Year Awards. Jerril was named in The Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence in the Public Policy category for 2016. She was recently included in the inaugural Top 50 Public Sector Women (Victoria) list, which shines a spotlight on exceptional leaders, highlighting their work and creating role models for other women in the sector.
Jerril is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds a Master of Business Leadership from RMIT University in Melbourne.