Dr Matthew O'Meara


(appointed October 2010)

"I’m all in for kid’s health so we can make a bigger impact on children’s lives, and nothing matters more than that." 

Matt is a paediatrician who trained and has worked at both children’s hospitals for over 30 years. He specialises in paediatric emergency medicine and has had leadership roles including Director of Emergency, Director of Critical Care and NSW Chief Paediatrician.

He is passionate about improving the care and health of children, something he has advocated for throughout his career, in part through roles in Child Health Networks, State health advisory groups and the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He understands the health needs of children, the health system and the impact of philanthropy.