Mr Gorton is a senior partner at Russell Kennedy Lawyers and has more than 26 years’ experience advising the health and medical sectors on all aspects of commercial law, corporate and clinical governance, and risk management.
Michael has also enjoyed an extensive senior governance career, and is the current Chair of Alfred Health, the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), and the Expert Working Group on legislative reforms arising from Targeting Zero. He is also a Board member of Australasian College for Emergency Medicine and Holmesglen Institute.
New appointments for the past year included as Reviewer – Victoria’s Assisted Reproductive Treatment Legislation, and becoming a founding member of the International Academy for Quality and Safety in Health Care.
He holds the award of Member of the Order of Australia.
Michael is a member of AV’s Quality and Safety Committee, and the Audit and Risk Committee.