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About us


A world without Parkinson’s.


Identify, develop and promote best practice to support people living with Parkinson’s.


  • Empathy
  • Inclusiveness
  • Integrity
  • HOnesty
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Collaboration
  • Transformation
  • Solution Based Results

Our Business

  • Advocate to raise awareness of the significant cost of Parkinson’s in social and economic terms
  • Build partnerships with relevant bodies to enhance our effectiveness
  • Educate health professionals, politicians and the public about Parkinson’s
  • Encourage research

Management Committee

  • President: Prof George Mellick
  • Vice President: Ms Karen O’Maley RN
  • Treasurer: Mr Daniel Sullivan
  • Secretary: Ms Paulette Montaigne
  • Committee Member: Mr Peter ‘PJ’ Byrne
  • Committee Member: Ms Ruth Coleman
  • Committee Member: Prof Peter Silburn AM
  • Committee Member: Dr Lesley van Schoubroeck

Meet the Management Committee